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10 New Year's Resolutions For Non-violent Activism

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posted on Dec, 31 2011 @ 02:06 PM
An interesting list that may or may not provide some answers, direction and plans for the coming 2012 which many believe will be a World changing year.

As the United States edges closer to becoming a third world country; anger, frustration, and cynicism continue to mount in the minds of the American population. Americans are no longer optimistic about the direction of their country. This pessimism seems warranted as authentic political solutions appear to be in short supply in our corporate state

The truth of the matter is that last year was indeed a year that many woke up to the reality of a World gone mad. Many on ATS (myself included many times) have stated emphatically that nothing short of violence meets violence will send the message that we will not go quietly.

Then there are those that believe that non-violent protests on a mass scale is the way to go. In fact, we really don't know. We have never been here before on a World scale. Sure we have witnessed it on a small scale, local, state and even a Country-wide protest may have worked in the past. Sometimes. But on a Global scale? I really do have my doubts.

For those that want it in a nutshell as to why something has to be done:

The democratic political system is now clearly run by crony cartelism. The multinational banks have hijacked the economy and are openly looting the public. Mounting and impossible-to-pay off debt is crippling local governments. The entire spectrum of our rights continues to degrade as the close of 2011 saw the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, which declares America itself to be a war zone, and its citizens potential enemy combatants. Meanwhile, crimes that would land regular citizens in jail are now openly being committed by the elite and their organizations with no justice. Perhaps most telling, the power structure is establishing a control grid to eliminate Internet freedom, and even to use cyberspace in offensive acts of war.

And here, the REAL reason it has come to this point. Because WE allowed it:

The only reason the system is maintained is because the majority still acquiesce to it. However, change won't come by electing new establishment politicians, because no matter how noble they may be they still must play the corrupt game. Change won't come through violent protests or offensive cyber hacktivism, as that only invites and justifies the creeping police state. We must stop accepting and supporting the system, individually, in order to change it.

I will list the ten here and the link will explain the reasoning behind each approach. I must say that I have to agree with using this approach first and if all fails, bring out the big guns IMO. The one thing I don't agree with is the Local Politics. It's a small game that has no say whatsoever if the Fed wants to shut it down.

1. Buy Local Food
2. Become More Self-Sufficient
3. Get Healthier
4. Buy Silver and Gold
5. Expose the Agenda
6. Boycott
7. Local Politics
8. Military refusal
9. Don't Use Banks
10. Tax Resistance

Peace in the New Year to all!

edit on 31-12-2011 by jude11 because: (no reason given)


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