Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Democracy is inconvenientAnd oligopoly is terrible. That's why democracy has to fight back against it. Bob Reich (The First Amendment Upside Down. Why We Must Occupy Democracy 11/22/2011):
The First Amendment is being stood on its head. Money speaks, and an unlimited amount of it can now be spent bribing and cajoling politicians. Yet peaceful assembly is viewed as a public nuisance and removed by force.Accompanying video of Reich on the same subject:
Tags: occupy movement, robert reich
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No subject for immortal verse
That we who lived by honest dreams
Defend the bad against the worse."
-- Cecil Day-Lewis from Where Are The War Poets?
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