Frederick Douglass

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will. Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them..." Frederick Douglass

Sunday, January 15, 2012

The day after: the movement beyond the protest

Great piece, but sentiments such as these have been expressed at least as far back as Robert Owen, and here we are reiterating them two centuries later. People have left the “plazas” and the commons fundamentally changed throughout the capitalist era without it making much of a difference. So much has been said on this topic without, I fear, getting any nearer to the riddle’s solution.