Tag Archives: protest

The Foreign Policy “Community”

So given this extreme human suffering and repression imposed by the Saudi monarchy in multiple countries, what should the US – the Leader of the Free World and the self-proclaimed Deliverer of Freedom and Democracy – do? To Riedel, the … Continue reading

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From the Bottom Up

You don’t end war by encouraging a parliament to pass a resolution, or by swapping politicians and governing forms, but by creating a culture that finds blowing innocent men, women and children to bits as abhorrent as pushing an old … Continue reading

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Dare to Challenge

“As Gandhi revealed, non-violent protest is effective above all because it reveals how power really operates: it lays bare the violence it is willing to unleash on even the most peaceful citizens when they dare to challenge its moral legitimacy.” … Continue reading

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No Work

What we’re leaving behind today, at record pace, is what­ever belief we might once have had in the value of unstructured time: in the privilege of contemplating our lives before they are gone, in the importance of uninterrupted conversation, in … Continue reading

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Solidarity

“The more we shed ourselves of national identity in this fight, the more we grasp that our true allies may not speak our language or embrace our religious and cultural traditions, the more powerful we will become.” —Chris Hedges on … Continue reading

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Life After Death

Egalitarians must work to take over the Democratic party as the Tea Party has recently taken over the Republicans. Action in the streets will lead the way, but we must have electoral strength to make our leaders follow through with the changes we demand. Continue reading

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Interrupted

“The way things are needs to be interrupted, so that we can hear about the way things should be.” -Professor Richard D. Wolff of the University of Massachusetts and the New School, as heard on his WBAI show, “Economic Update”.

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Occupation

We must recognize that no one beholden to Big Money can lead America towards being a truly democratic republic. Continue reading

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Occupy

The movement, Rowe said, “stands for everything I believe in. I’m exhausted. I got rained on. I was cold, but I can’t seem to pull myself away.” –Patrick Rowe, 48, a carpenter from New Jersey who joined the movement after … Continue reading

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American Don’t Rebel

How do you break through the inertia, fear of embarrassment, isolation and aversion to doing anything different that surrounds most middle-class Americans like a moat? –Gary Kamiya on the needed ad campaign to swell the ranks of Occupy Wall Street, … Continue reading

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