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

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

As Mining Conglomerates Target Haiti, Latin America Rises Against Them

Click here to access article by Roger Annis and Kim Ives from Global Research (Canada). 

While the One Percent's financial elites in the developed world are making sovereign governments bailout their banks and sticking them with the debts, the One Percent's industrial elites are frantically in search of resources in weaker countries--often corrupting, destabilizing, and overturning governments in the process.