Just a remidner that anyone who is old enough to vote in the US election this year is older than U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Institutions are not big, immutable entities. They are created by our representatives and they can be replaced or removed by them too.
@david replace the bit after representatives with "who are empowered by us and can be disempowered by us as well."
I appreciate the optimism that it is institutions within the us that need dismantling, but the US itself, in my belief, is a bad institution.
@david course I also think institutions, as a concept, are bad.
@emsenn Yeah, I agree and probably could have written it that way. I am working from that optimism side, even realizing that I'd not be able to convince some reps from my state to change because they have other interests that matter more to them
@david I don't say this to judge your views but to share my own: fuck reformism.
@david For decades the US prided itself in not being the nation that does “papers, please”.
ICE is literally shady jackbooted thugs running around the US saying “papers, please” like in the 1930s of Germany.
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