197 Activism Series: Episode 4 – Welfarism & Working Within the System vs Without

We finish off Olivia’s questions with a chat about the value of a welfarist approach, and whether we should work within the system or try to make change from the outside.

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For Olivia’s final question, they write:

Finally, just generally, do you think its more effective to build alternatives or reform current infrastructure? Should activists enter the workforce with the intent of unionizing, pursuing pollution reduction, etc. or should our efforts concentrate into building the whole new system from the grounds up and push the old system out of existence?

Joke in the Middle
I bought shoes from a dispensary (drug dealer?) today…

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