Notably Quotable: “Stop trying to navigate systems of power…”

“Stop trying to navigate systems of power and start building your own party.”

— Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“A basic principle of modern state capitalism is that costs and risks are socialized to the extent possible, while profit is privatized.”

– Noam Chomsky


“This country has socialism for the rich, rugged individualism for the poor.”

– The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


“Everyone believes in the atrocities of the enemy and disbelieves in those of his own side, without ever bothering to examine the evidence.”

— George Orwell, “Looking Back on the Spanish War”


“In these strange and troubling times, it is hard to speak unpalatable truths to power, but I believe we all still have a duty to do so. I salute those on your list, and otherwise, who have had the courage to speak out over the last year, often at great personal cost. At a time when governance is so distorted and one-sided, as I believe it currently is in the United States, the media has a key role to play in holding it accountable.”

— Christopher Steele, former British intelligence officer who compiled the infamous dossier about Donald Trump and Russia.