To The Barricades!
Revolutionary potential is only limited by our imagination.
Micah M. White, 04 Mar 2011
In 1848, from Paris to Prague and Berlin to Budapest, Europe was on the brink of revolution. Behind the surprising strength of the uprisings was a novel technique of street protest that gave the people a tactical advantage over their governments. To all observers it appeared as if the old order would be overthrown.
“The most audacious dreams were to be fulfilled,” wrote Russian anarchist Mikhail Bakunin, “the old politics of the kings had vanished; a new one, the politics of the peoples, was coming into life.”
Rich Archbold: Phillips is one voice in the Occupy movement
By Rich Archbold Dateline Long Beach
Posted: 12/10/2011 09:19:27 PM PST
Updated: 12/11/2011 12:30:12 AM PST
Tammara Phillips considers herself to be “an ordinary American.”
“I’ve worked since I was 15,” she explains. “I went to college, got married and raised a family.”
So how do you go from running a household and looking for a job as a freelance writer to becoming a 44-year-old “peaceful revolutionary” speaking out in support of the Occupy Long Beach movement before the Long Beach City Council and elsewhere?
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