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, November 16, 2015
The ‘Black Friday’ Horror in Paris: It May Have Been a Staged, False-Flag Operation…
Already people are noticing mysterious commonalities among terrorist events and some anomalies connected with the latest terrorist event in Paris that defy common sense. This blogger from London is one of the first to identify some of these and to raise important questions as to the reality of this event.