Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Rachel Maddow on Political Dissent
Rachel Maddow did a two part lead story on her show last evening that is well worth watching and adding to the historical file.
History of Occupy movements
This segment has some excellent footage of the Berkeley Free Speech Movement and Mario Savio, which launched what would morph into the anti-war movement in the Vietnam era.
NYPD riot police clear Zuccotti Park
You be the judge. Is this crowd control, or repression and intimidation?
I regard the Occupy and 99% movement as a world historical event that will shape globalism in one direction or another — toward greater political liberalization and economic reform, or toward an authoritarian neoliberal global regime ruled by finance capital.