Chris Hedges: Why I Will Be There (VIDEO OF THE WEEK)

Music Video of the Week, 8 Aug 2011

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“Civil disobedience is the only weapon we have left.”

Take The Pledge

“I pledge that if any U.S. troops, contractors, or mercenaries remain in Afghanistan on Thursday, October 6, 2011, as that occupation goes into its 11th year, I will commit to being in Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C., with others on that day or the days immediately following, for as long as I can, with the intention of making it our Tahrir Square, Cairo, our Madison, Wisconsin, where we will NONVIOLENTLY resist the corporate machine by occupying Freedom Plaza until our resources are invested in human needs and environmental protection instead of war and exploitation. We can do this together. We will be the beginning.”

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Video by Dennis Trainor, Jr.

 

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