Our ‘leaders’ won’t end the wars. But the people can. Organized together, the people can and will do what the rulers will not. All the people, that is. I’ve heard political talks by recent immigrants speaking in broken English that were more intelligent, incisive, and meaningful than what passes for political discourse in D.C., most of which is polished banalities and evasion anyway. Give me an organizer like that any day over one of those skilled liar “media consultants.” The immigrant will get more accomplished too.
A people’s movement will incorporate the immigrants as well as all races, colors, classes, ethnicities, income levels, and religions. Because that’s who The People are! And hey, there’s way more of us than them too, think about it.
The photo shows Ron Kovic, author of “Born on 4th of July”, at a 2003 march in L.A. He will speak at the ANSWER LA rally on Saturday. An inspiring speaker, he’s been organizing since Vietnam put him in a wheelchair. I’ve heard him speak many times. He always emphasizes that the people will create a culture of peace, that we will prevail over the war machine. Yes, we can do it. That’s what an independent people’s movement can do.
Nether World in the UK has more on why we’re marching.