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Tuesday, March 02, 2010


Two reading suggestions

First, Chris Hedges on the need to break from the Democrats:
"Isolation and ridicule is the cost of defying power, speaking truth and building movements. Anger at injustice, as Martin Luther King wrote, is the political expression of love. Social change does not come through voting. It is delivered through activism, organizing and mobilization that empower groups to confront the hegemony of the corporate state and the power elite."
Second, on a completely different subject, last week, a hunger striker died in a Cuban prison, becoming an instant celebrity in Western media. Granma explains just who Orlando Zapata Tamayo was, and what happened.

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