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datasuspect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-23-08 07:28 AM
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48. whenever this gets proposed,
Edited on Fri May-23-08 07:29 AM by datasuspect
the reactionaries and closet freepers come out to diminish and ridicule the prospect of direct, popular action.

ya follow me?

strikes worked for our grandfathers and grandmothers.

the next time you see a thread where someone proposes what you propose, ask yourself "why are there people who would be against it?"

if you've had enough of being bled to death and the least you could do was stay home for one day in solidarity with as many americans as possible, what would it hurt?

and it would be damn effective. reactionaries/fascists/oligarchs/monarchs despise and fear the "mob" revolting. the last thing they want is for the mass of people to communicate with each other and work together as a united movement.

the conservative backlash that has occurred in this country since the end of vietnam is testimony to this. that's why they keep advancing the idea that protesting is ineffective; that's why they rewrite history. it's because protesting and riots during the 1960s was very effective: it scared the living shit out of authority and they dumbed us down to make sure it never happens again.
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