Re: In Praise of Communism

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From: Dug Song (
Date: Sun Feb 27 2000 - 12:14:50 PST

On Sun, 27 Feb 2000, Steve Dossick wrote:

> Of course, fundamentally, many of those protesting enjoy wearing
> inexpensive clothes and eating inexpensive food made/grown overseas...

which isn't to say they shouldn't attempt to raise awareness, and inform
responsible consumerism.

> Personally, I find the argument a non-starter, but only because we
> americans are such hypocrites.

we're only hypocrites if we let ourselves be. better to be an unwitting,
but righteous hypocrite, than an ironic, conscious supporter of injustice.

it is only natural to feel impotent to change things on a global scale.
but to quote operation ivy (classic old-school bay area punk rock band),
"to resist despair in this world is what it is to be free".

may i now make an analogy between the power of widely distributed parallel

and widely distributed parallel activism:

and voltron:



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