Very inspiring. Video is from the MLK peace walk in Washington state and flashes between the walk and Jeju Island where a large delegation from this region recently went to stand in solidarity with the people in South Korea.
By Bruce Gagnon OrganizingNotes.org January 16, 2015
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Just goes to show that these protests get inside folks and sometimes it takes a while for them to be able to step over the line to our side of the street.Tomorrow we head back to Ground Zero for a program where I will be one of the speakers and then we’ll walk to the front gates of the base for a non-violent action of civil resistance. On Sunday morning I do a radio interview in Seattle and then head home early Monday morning.It’s been a great walk and I am glad I came along to be a part of it. I figure thousands of people read my sign as we walked along the highways and through busy city streets. Jerry Mander (former advertising executive now turned writer and activist) often says that the corporations try to plant product images inside our heads and they never go away. I figure we can do the same thing with our messages for peace and justice. Walks are good ways to make that happen.