Open Letter to College Students: #OccupyDC on #Oct6
Recently, I was invited to speak to a group of students at Harvard University.
From what I could tell, at least 20 students at that meeting are coming to Freedom Plaza in Washington DC, for what I told them would be a once in a generation protest- where thousands and thousands occupy DC and maintain a presence their for weeks, perhaps longer in a effort to force our leaders to bring the troops and the money home and redirect those resources towards human and environmental needs.
That simple demand is, in the age of the American Empire, tantamount to something like a revolution, for, can you imagine any electoral process producing a system that would reverse the homicidal bull in a religious and geopolitical China shop that is our foreign policy and usher in an FDR like Green Jobs program while shoring up social security and providing improved medicare for all?
Neither can I.
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