Chomsky: Occupy Movement "Has Created Something That Didn't Really Exist" in US — Solidarity
Noam Chomsky interviewed by Amy Goodman. Transcript at Democracy Now!
I have written on numerous occasions about the social, political and economic challenge of resolving the trifecta of liberty, equality, and "fraternity." Fraternity has be called "solidarity" in Europe for come time, and that is now catching on in the US, along with the more colloquial "community.'
This is an important rising trend that began in the Sixties and Seventies but was co-opted and sidetracked. Now it is taking off again, for a variety of reasons, some due to conditions and some to enhanced communications technology and the introduction of social media/networking as a communications tool.