Have you lost your job or your home, or do you fear losing
them? Are you drowning in debt? Do you fear for your future and
your children’s future?
This deepening crisis is squeezing millions of people beyond
their ability to cope. Yet policy makers are more concerned with
“restoring profitability” than with helping human beings.
What we need is a groundswell of anger that rejects “business
first” policies. Yet what we have are thousands of organizations
that are too small to make a difference. Why aren’t they bigger?
Why aren’t they united? Where is the mighty roar of protest that
While the policy-makers and the professionals who created this
crisis have been discredited, most social change organizations are
also led by professionals who think they can manage the system
better. That’s no solution when the problem is the system itself –
a system that puts profits before people.
This pamphlet explains why professionals refuse to challenge
capitalism, how they promote pessimism and passivity, and why
we need workers to lead the fight for a better life and a better