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From Jesus Christ to Julian Assange: When Dissidents Become Enemies of the State

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” — George Orwell When exposing a crime is treated as committing a crime, you are being ruled by criminals. … Continue reading

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When the state is unjust, citizens may use justifiable violence

By Jason Brennan Source: aeon If you see police choking someone to death – such as Eric Garner, the 43-year-old black horticulturalist wrestled down on the streets of New York City in 2014 – you might choose to pepper-spray them … Continue reading

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Nonviolent Action: Why and How it Works

Nonviolent action is extremely powerful. Unfortunately, however, activists do not always understand why nonviolence is so powerful and they design ‘direct actions’ that are virtually powerless. I would like to start by posing two questions. Why is nonviolent action so … Continue reading

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Welcome to 1984

By Chris Hedges Source: truthdig The artifice of corporate totalitarianism has been exposed. The citizens, disgusted by the lies and manipulation, have turned on the political establishment. But the game is not over. Corporate power has within its arsenal potent … Continue reading

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If there’s no justice, there’s escrache!

From Wikipedia: Escrache is the name given in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Spain to a type of demonstration in which a group of activists go to the homes or workplaces of those whom they want to condemn and publicly humiliate … Continue reading

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Anonymous Calls for Worldwide Wave of Action #www

Via: Anonymous The modern paradigm may still seem insurmountable “because it possesses an outward front, the work of a long past, but is in reality an edifice crumbling to ruin and destined to fall in at the first storm.” — … Continue reading

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