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project9501 wrote

Sure it's possible. In theory.

It's a question of numbers, time, and acceptable consequence. Hot-war revolution, the "new Civil War," means massive disruption and millions of deaths, mostly the poor, oppressed, disabled, etc. And unless we had massive numbers of trained, violent people, we'd just expend ourselves against the three-percenters and the private armies of the rich, to no effect.

Slow revolution, via the "legitimate processes?" Maybe, maybe not. You're not going to break neoliberalism in the voting booth but you can bend it, if the stars align, maybe -- maybe -- effect a transition to democratic socialism. Once that's normalized, maybe push further. Of course, that takes time (and numbers, still), and we don't have time. The planet doesn't have time.