In this period of normalized illegality and attempts at intimidation, we shall not allow the state to move against these courageous activists without resistance from our movements.
“The unearthing of allegedly blatant corruption at the top levels of government in the City of Taylor should disturb every citizen of our state."
“While a single video does not depict the entirety of the interactions between the police and the individual, this particular video is very disturbing.”
“Men with badges should not be acting this way. Men and women who do act this way should not have badges and guns.”
Like many of the issues facing humanity, modern day slavery demands a coordinated consistent approach, cooperation and commitment, nor just among governments, but between nongovernmental organizations, and multinational corporations.
We can’t predict exactly what catalyst will trigger a mass movement in the U.S. like the ones we are seeing overseas, but with more and more Americans demanding an alternative to a system that doesn’t serve their needs, the tinder for a revolutionary movement is everywhere.
I think people should know that there is a systematic attempt to intimidate those of us who are standing up for international law.
If the million Chileans in the street have breached the tipping point for successful non-violent popular democracy, Chile may be leading the way to a global political and economic revolution.
We all, young and old, can have the same thing, but we need to demand it and to fight for it.