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

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Air Farce One: Morales skyjacking sparks anger in S. America

Click here if you wish to access source of this 6:21m video from RT via YouTube.

As long as we permit ruling classes and Empires to rule countries and the world, such concepts as international law and "rule according to law" are merely camouflage used to hide the domination of the One Percents through their control of powerful economic and military weapons .