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The corporate state welcomes this violence because violence is a language it can speak with a proficiency and ruthlessness that none of these groups can match.
Hedges: Just as infected as the prisons and the courts are poor neighborhoods, which abound with snitches, many of them low-level drug dealers allowed to sell on the streets in exchange for information. And from there our culture of snitches spirals upward into the headquarters of the National Security Agency, Homeland Security and the FBI.
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Northern Light by Chris Hedges Posted on Jun 3, 2012 truthdig.com Photo by (CC-BY-ND) I gave a talk last week at Canada’s Wilfrid Laurier University to the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Many in the audience had pinned small red squares of felt to their clothing. The carre rouge, or red square, has become the Canadian symbol of […]
Published on May 29, 2012 by UpTakeVideo About 100 Minnesotans journeyed to Chicago on May 20, 2012 to participate with 20,000 others in protesting the meeting of NATO nations. The people were protesting the NATO military actions including a recent addition of drones to the NATO arsenal. Much of the general reporting was about the confrontations with the […]
Published on May 24, 2012 by OccupyTravels It was estimated that about 10,000 – 15,000 people participated in the NATO protest in Chicago. Video includes Tom Morello, Vermin Supreme, interviews with protesters, black bloc, and more. It’s a must see! Join Us! Subscribe to WAMMToday from our blog website and “Follow” us. riseuptimes.wordpress.com. To sign up for WAMMToday’s […]
Scott Thompson> Report-Back From Chicago http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jl4u489rFeE&feature=youtu.be By now, many of you have probably seen media accounts of a “clash” or (as one paper called it) a “bloody melee” between protesters and riot police at the NATO summit in Chicago. I’m in a position to clarify only some aspects of what really happened, because I was […]
Published on May 1, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – As Occupy Wall Street plans nationwide protests marking International Workers Day, or May Day, we discuss the movement with Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, Chris Hedges; Amin Husain, editor of Tidal Magazine and a key facilitator of the Occupy movement; Marina Sitrin, author of “Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina” […]
Comments> Dialog & Controversy over Chris Hedges’ article “The Cancer in Occupy” I have been asked to delete the post on WAMMToday by Chris Hedges called “The Cancer in Occupy.” [I think by whom is not relevant to this dialog, and the different viewpoints are reflected below.] Before I posted it, it did cross my […]
The Cancer in Occupy by Chris Hedges February 6, 2012 by Truthdig.com via Common Dreams The Black Bloc anarchists, who have been active on the streets in Oakland and other cities, are the cancer of the Occupy movement. The presence of Black Bloc anarchists—so named because they dress in black, obscure their faces, move as a unified mass, seek physical […]