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metamitya
metamitya
much of the activism of the left is a meta activism working to broadcast the weaknesses of the US rather than pursuing policy to fix them.
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metamitya
metamitya
this allows people to complain about fake and legitimate racism instead of lobbying against the drug war.
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metamitya
metamitya
i imagine a counter argument: emphasizing and recognizing our sins will make policy change easier due to people's shame.
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metamitya
metamitya
but can this affect possibly be more effective than constant advocation for the highest priority policy change?
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metamitya
metamitya
this could still be associated with an educational component as an argument for why such policy is wise and just.