The EU rhetoric heavily focuses on stopping smugglers from exploiting people and putting their lives at risk, instead of examining what induces them to seek the services of smugglers in the first place.
If refugees and migrants do not simply “become like us”, forgetful of a system which will keep producing its outcasts, the ‘vanguard’ of refugees may become the sign of a new beginning, of the possibility of a different world.
Utopia means an actual, public-political organisation of living together, a democratic approach to human life, to production and care, collaboration and research, interaction and creativity, learning and questioning, community and individuality, participation as well as withdrawal.
The left should stop focusing on what is wrong in our system and start focusing on a vision of the future that is positive, hopeful and even fun. The left has so many things to offer that people want, such as free healthcare, free education, research and innovation to improve people’s lives and reduce their […]