My Wake Up Call

Ray Katz
5 min readMar 27

How I learned that the system is hopeless, and that reform from within is a deadly waste of time.

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Not so many years ago, I was a Progressive. I was registered as a Democrat and, although I thought the so-called “center” was a rubber-stamp for corporate America — similar to, but not as crazy as the GOP — I was hopeful that sane caring people could move the party to become its better self.

Ray Katz

Internet pioneer. But I’m most interested in stabilizing the Earth’s climate and promoting our common humanity.