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

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Paving the Way for a Future US Military Strike? Syria Meets Deadline to Destroy Chemical Production Facilities then Israel Attacks Weapons Depot in Latakia

Click here to access article by Timothy Alexander Guzman from Silent Crow News

The author argues that the removal of chemical weapons from Syria does nothing to change the Empire's clearly stated plans for Syria--even worse: the removal sets the stage for more attacks.