Thursday, February 09, 2012

Dibs and dabs

How I feel after watching too much politics on tv.

How Swedes and Norwegians Broke the Power of the ‘1 Percent’

The 35 Most Unforgivable Facebook Statuses


Steve Bates said...

"Although Norwegians may not tell you about this the first time you meet them, the fact remains that their society’s high level of freedom and broadly-shared prosperity began when workers and farmers, along with middle class allies, waged a nonviolent struggle that empowered the people to govern for the common good."

Wow. We could do that. But I'm quite certain we won't.

I saved the link to that Swarthmore nonviolent action database; that could be interesting.

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ellroon said...

{blockquote}Silly Blogger {/blockquote}

Empowering people to govern for the common good would ruin our economy...