So refreshing to tune into a conversation about the complexities of how a leaderless group that espouses non-violence — and in fact, knows that it’s strongest “weapon” is non-violence, that if it turns violent it will lose — works with a tiny group that incites violence in its midst. And Thom Hartmann’s take on silent and noisy revolutions is, simply, brilliant. Exactly. This is the kind of distinction that makes a fuzzy picture suddenly click into clarity.
Rich People’s Revolutions Are Barely Noticed, but a Poor Revolt Is Hard to Miss (Video)
Joshua Holland, AlterNet & Chris Bowers, Daily Kos & J.A. Myerson, Alternet all join Thom Hartmann. The latest from the front lines of the 99 percent protests here in Washington DC – in Zucotti Park and from Oakland where yeserday’s day of action ended with some victories and more violence.