Well, it finally arrived. The Revolution is here, in my city, waiting for me to join and walk the talk.
Ok, I'm in. Whole hog. For better, or most probably worse.
The problem with being an advertised anarchist is that sometimes you are faced with a put-up-or-shut-up situation of epic proportions. This is such a situation. So....here goes.
I am aware that this decision could unravel my carefully crafted life and catapult me into a world of chaos and uncertainty. I feel, in my soul, that if I miss this opportunity in my life, I will hang my head in shame in my old age knowning that the world was formed by the bravery of others and not my own. I cannot, in good faith, betray the future heart of an aging anarchist.
Sure, I'm going to deliver fresh water daily to base camp and haul away trash...not the most glamourous activist job admittedly. BUT, I'm stepping up and taking part in the beginning of a new society. I can say, with pride and ferver, that I am doing what I can to help change things for better.
Come join me. It'll be interesting :)
They have taken our houses through an illegal foreclosure process, despite not having the original mortgage.
They have taken bailouts from taxpayers with impunity, and continue to give Executives exorbitant bonuses.
They have perpetuated inequality and discrimination in the workplace based on age, the color of one’s skin, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation.
They have poisoned the food supply through negligence, and undermined the farming system through monopolization.
They have profited off of the torture, confinement, and cruel treatment of countless animals, and actively hide these practices.
They have continuously sought to strip employees of the right to negotiate for better pay and safer working conditions.
They have held students hostage with tens of thousands of dollars of debt on education, which is itself a human right.
They have consistently outsourced labor and used that outsourcing as leverage to cut workers’ healthcare and pay.
They have influenced the courts to achieve the same rights as people, with none of the culpability or responsibility.
They have spent millions of dollars on legal teams that look for ways to get them out of contracts in regards to health insurance.
They have sold our privacy as a commodity.
They have used the military and police force to prevent freedom of the press. They have deliberately declined to recall faulty products endangering lives in pursuit of profit.
They determine economic policy, despite the catastrophic failures their policies have produced and continue to produce.
They have donated large sums of money to politicians, who are responsible for regulating them.
They continue to block alternate forms of energy to keep us dependent on oil.
They continue to block generic forms of medicine that could save people’s lives or provide relief in order to protect investments that have already turned a substantial profit.
They have purposely covered up oil spills, accidents, faulty bookkeeping, and inactive ingredients in pursuit of profit.
They purposefully keep people misinformed and fearful through their control of the media.
They have accepted private contracts to murder prisoners even when presented with serious doubts about their guilt.
They have perpetuated colonialism at home and abroad. They have participated in the torture and murder of innocent civilians overseas.
They continue to create weapons of mass destruction in order to receive government contracts.
I also agree with ANON here:
We dont need leaders here
We're not communists
We're only people
Like you and me
We just have enough
So we all decided
To stop everything
The bankers are crashing the economy
Only to fill their pockets
While we're struggling
If you cant see it
i cant help you
So go ahead and flame
because i believe in what people can accomplish
by helping each others
where you see conspiraries
i only see people fed up
We are Anonymous