COVID and the Uprisings have put us on notice that we longer have time to piss around with the same brutality and ineptitude that have characterized much of our nation-making.
Women need to inhabit all key leadership roles In the movements that arise at this time. We want to crowd out the possibility of a planetary train wreck that men in power would greedily host. Now is the most stunning opportunity in most of our lifetimes to remove the barriers between us and to spread around the capital controlled by too few.
What makes women so much better suited to tending the human herd?
Our blood attachment with our children means we viscerally prefer not to see them killed, maimed, starved, or shot it.
We can get a lot done with just a look.
We are trained from a very early age to take care of people not us. Then we learn to take care of us too.
We’re quick to read subtext, value nuance, and engage in soul-lifting conversations with those who share our dot in the universe.
The depression thing that has undercut so many of us will lighten or dispel as we gain traction being in charge and being valued, including by ourselves. Are you in for the long haul?