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Being left is not the same as being "woke", whatever that means, in fact being left is not even about class. Being left is about the redistribution of wealth and creating a more balanced, just and fair economy. The wealth generated in the economy shouldn't be held by and used for the benefit for a few people at the top but should be for everyone. Many right wingers would fundamentally disagree with that but would be sincerely opposed to all forms of bigotry.

The redistribution of wealth and eliminating bigotry are both important things to achieve but they are 2 different things.
 

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Being left is not the same as being "woke", whatever that means, in fact being left is not even about class. Being left is about the redistribution of wealth and creating a more balanced, just and fair economy. The wealth generated in the economy shouldn't be held by and used for the benefit for a few people at the top but should be for everyone. Many right wingers would fundamentally disagree with that but would be sincerely opposed to all forms of bigotry.

The redistribution of wealth and eliminating bigotry are both important things to achieve but they are 2 different things.
The point is that the pretense of eliminating bigotry is being used to prevent the redistribution of wealth.
 

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Being left is not the same as being "woke", whatever that means, in fact being left is not even about class. Being left is about the redistribution of wealth and creating a more balanced, just and fair economy. The wealth generated in the economy shouldn't be held by and used for the benefit for a few people at the top but should be for everyone. Many right wingers would fundamentally disagree with that but would be sincerely opposed to all forms of bigotry.

The redistribution of wealth and eliminating bigotry are both important things to achieve but they are 2 different things.
Yeah, but Democrats and Republicans don't further the interests of economic justice OR social justice. Democrats pretend to care about black lives, yet Biden's crime bill incarcerated predominantly black people for non violent crimes. Meanwhile, Kamala Harris was harsher on truancy than white collar crimes. Harris also fought to keep non violent criminals locked up so they could be exploited for prison labor. Dems also pretend to care about gay people, yet Biden's Justice Department says it will defend a federal law that allows schools to discriminate against LGBTQ students. Being "woke" means to weaponize identity and social issues, while doing nothing to fix them. For example, I know progressives who were called sexist and racist for not supporting Harris, even though it was clear that they didn't support her for policy reasons. That's woke "logic."

In her latest act of hypocrisy, Harris told Guatemalan refugees not to come to the US. And yet when Trump was president, she tweeted support for migrants and asylum seekers, saying they should be welcomed because the US is a nation of immigrants. It's easy to talk the talk when you're not in power. Now that Biden and Harris are in office, their views on Israel, immigration, and criminal justice are indistinguishable from Trump. The refusal to end Trump's tax cuts, fight for a public option and a living wage, and eliminate student loan debt is also very Trumpian. The days of Democrats being the party of FDR are long gone. That's why they've attracted disaffected neocons lately. They've become the party of Reagan and Bush, but with the pretense of championing the causes of everybody who isn't a straight, white male. Even the CIA is woke now!
 
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