Also, if we are going to move away from steady work for steady pay, then we should create our own structures and ways of living rather than outsource our prospects to glorified day-laborer firms.
This subject of finding different ways to sustain ourselves in a tough new reality is something I addressed in a recent post regarding new hike and bike trials being built in Houston.
Everyday people need to help out everyday people.
Help and concern for one another is a direct result of seeing the value of everyday life.
As we face up to the facts of an economy leaving so many behind, combined with constant surveillance and militarized police, we have to find the both the discipline and openness to seek new structures for living that involve and value as many of our fellow human beings as possible.
The work of freedom and optimism is up to each of us. This work is a process of trial and error and a product of the belief that everyday life and everyday people are what matter most.
Here are some ideas for everyday resistance to our often greedy and violent culture.
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