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If you are not watching the #occupywallstreet live stream, you are missing so much! The reinvention of small “d” democracy, civics, GA’s (General Assemblies), personal involvement, the Greek style chorus, reverence for “The Commons.” It’s impressive & brings tears to my eyes.

Don’t listen to the critics. Something significant is happening. And it’s spreading all over the country.

Watch, Get involved, support the protesters.


Lee Camp

 


Chris Hedges

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…Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants…”
                                                                               -Louis D. Brandeis

On July 5th, Amy Goodman sat down in London with Wikileaks Editor Julian Assange & Slovenian Philosopher Slavoj Žižek for a riveting must-see discussion about the impact of WikiLeaks.  After watching the discussion it’s clear how profoundly superficial the usual media coverage has been.

“From being inside the center of the storm, I’ve learned not just about the structure of government, not just about how power flows in many countries around the world that we’ve dealt with, but rather how history is shaped and distorted by the media,” Assange said.

Here is a link to the full video & transcript.

So important to watch this and make up your own mind!

You might also read Glenn Greenwald’s The War on WikiLeaks and why it matters and his most recent post about the unredacted cable dump Facts and Myths in the WikiLeaks/Guardian Saga.


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