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New documents prove what was once dismissed as paranoid fantasy: totally integrated corporate-state repression of dissent
This is an old article, but still very relevant. Something to contemplate as we enter this new year.
By David Swanson
Published on Thursday, December 27, 2012 by Common Dreams
As a longtime writer and activist campaigning for decades on food and farming issues, most recently Prop 37, the California Ballot Initiative to label genetically engineered foods, I am reminded daily of the allure, indeed the addictive pleasure, of single-issue organizing. Despite the constant frustration of being the underdog in a David versus Goliath battle, it's great to have an avocation, not to mention a paying job, fighting Monsanto and its minions.
By Samantha Kimmey
Thursday, December 27, 2012
This is our last newsletter of 2012. We want to thank all who have continued the work of protesting corporate greed and building the just and democratic society that places the needs of people and the planet above profit. And we want to wish you all a Happy and Healthy New Year!
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