democracy

Little Manual for a democratic revolution (strategic tool)

INTRODUCTION   We all agree that our socio-economic systems are wrong. They are not appropriate, you can see all around us injustices growing. First phase: “to become indignant”. But we do not all agree on the interpretation and remedies to problems. Some people think that things may get better by existing institutions including the elections (the reformists – those people usually do not invest in social movements), others are convinced that the political system itself must be questioned and that it can be only changed from the outside – they … Continued

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Indefinite detention for U.S. citizens – We need to act now – this threatens us all.

This is of the up most important – Congress is trying to put though a bill that will allow government, and our military, to detain U.S. citizens INDEFINITELY WITHOUT TRAIL.  Please at the least spread this around – sign the petition, call congress and the senate. https://secure.aclu.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=3897&s_subsrc=SEM_Google_search-indefinite-detention_Indefinite-detention_indefinite%20detention%20obama_p_9302629342 And if you can get to Occupy Oakland, please make banners & boards speaking out against this, demanding that we remain a democracy.  This new bill, if it goes through and isn’t veto’d, threatens us all, it’s so broad, any one of us … Continued

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#14JA : WORLD POPULAR ASSEMBLY DAY

#14Ja: World day of popular assemblies   Since May 15, 2011 a movement unprecedented in form and substance challenges the”representative democracy”. This movement has spread from Spain around the world despite the countless media manipulation and police repression. The probability of a global revolution has rarely been this strong. Democracy is a political system where the ”people” have the power. The words “representative democracy” are operations to make us believe that we are a democracy. But we have never lived in democracy; freedom of expression is not enough. In our political system, the masses give all power to a minority, without any control. The … Continued

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