Tag Archives: Social Change

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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There’s an Awakening Happening and You’re a Part of It (with Gregg Braden)

By Phillip J. Watt Source: The Mind Unleashed Society is slowly evolving into a collective consciousness that has disengaged from the false narratives that have been manipulated into official ‘truths’ for humanity. That’s right, if you don’t know yet; we’ve … Continue reading

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