We’ve lived so long under the spell of hierarchy—from god-kings to feudal lords to party bosses—that only recently have we awakened to see not only that “regular” citizens have the capacity for self-governance, but that without their engagement our huge global crises cannot be addressed. The changes needed for human society simply to survive, let alone thrive, are so profound that the only way we will move toward them is if we ourselves, regular citizens, feel meaningful ownership of solutions through direct engagement. Our problems are too big, interrelated, and pervasive to yield to directives from on high.
—Frances Moore Lappé, excerpt from Time for Progressives to Grow Up
Monday, April 11, 2011
Libya Rebels had NATO Weapons from Day 1 [9:13m video]
I think he presents evidence that should be considered seriously. The violent attempt to overthrow the Gaddafi regime using a sponsored insurgent group fits perfectly with Western interests and CIA methods of regime change. (Read The Mighty Wurlitzer by Hugh Wilford and The Secret Team by (Ret.) Col. L. Fletcher Prouty.)
See also Pepe Escobar's observations about the Libyan situation. (Warning: ads on Asia Times have taken a quantum leap.)