i often feel that symbolic actions, non-violent civil disobedience and “peaceful” protesting leave a lot to be desired in terms of effect. this is not to say i don’t believe in a diversity of tactics, but it’s always a question of which tactic fits… Continue Reading “tipping point”
it’s to be expected i suppose. if they are evil, it means we must be good and if we are good, then we get carte blanche to do what we please in the name of that goodness. but what if neither side is good?… Continue Reading “london meditation”
i am reading online that “domestic terrorism” has struck both in the us and canada in the last couple of days – a powerline sabotage in quebec and <a href="a housing development (built in a sensitive wetland) torched in maryland. in the first case a statement of claim has been issued, touching on a range of issues that include the sale of raw resources to the united states, the war in iraq and the struggle of the palestinians. in the housing development fire, there has been no claim of responsibility though it is quite clearly arson – well-timed to evade the security guards hired to guard the development.