That Virus – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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“The very design of neoliberal principles is a direct attack on democracy.”  Noam Chomsky

 

That Virus

Neoliberalism
that virus which has destroyed
all that was collective and community
has diminished the courage of politicians
and elevated the narrow-minded profiteers
who have washed in the blood of our lives
and feasted on the carcass of hope,
a despicable breed of thugs.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

Paul, pvcann.com

33 Comments

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33 responses to “That Virus – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. This one says it all, so deeply profound and sadly accurate … ten gold stars!

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  2. Zael Sealing

    You’ve said it, Brother!!

    Liked by 2 people

  3. I think we should have more market deregulation. It will speed up the process.

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  4. Truth which stares us in face.A sad reality of our current toxic political time

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  5. So despicable! Well said.

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  6. Awesome truth, Pau!! Thanks so much for sharing this!!

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  7. Sadly, I concur with the comments of your other readers.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. lync56

    Sad so true

    >

    Liked by 1 person

  9. So true, Paul! Now here in Europe we get the ver. 2.0, the neofeudalism. Michael

    Liked by 1 person

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