Talkin’ bout a revolution

2 11 2013

The Australian Independent Media Network

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Russell Brand – sometimes comedian, sometimes Christian, always a showman – is calling for a revolution. Russell’s Revolution is not about guns and bombs, it’s not about the people rising up to throw off the shackles of an oppressive government. Russell’s Revolution comes in the form of a willing disengagement from the political process, most clearly displayed in a refusal to vote. (Presumably in a country like Australia, with mandatory voting, he would be willing to settle for donkey voting.) Working in a variety of media, including an editorial in New Statesman magazine and a widely viewed interview with Jeremy Paxton on BBC’s Newsnight, Brand has pitched his message to the young and the disenfranchised. In doing so, he has hit a nerve.  There are any number of copies of the video available on the web; the one I linked to has almost 9 million views in a little more…

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4 11 2013
bev

I have just watched a program on tv about people being evicted in the name of conservation in Africa. This is not what is necessary, people should come before wildlife, these are native people living in a village for many years, there have been extreme measures taken to move these people off the land such as murder. and beatings.

4 11 2013
mikestasse

people should come before wildlife

WHY? Too many people.

5 11 2013
lemmiwinks

Mike! Great news! We’ve just discovered a rare on your property. Off you trot sunshine, hit the road.

5 11 2013
lemmiwinks

Oh, there was supposed to be a &gt insert wildlife here &lt in there.

5 11 2013
mikestasse

If only………

5 11 2013
bev

People should also come before the environment too once you loose the people your cause is worthless.

5 11 2013
mikestasse

I hate to tell you, but without the environment it’s goodbye people…….. in fact ALL it would take is for the bees to all die, and humanity would go with them……..

4 11 2013
bev

The name of the program is Conservations dirty tricks, Apparently the rot started with Joy Adamson. Africa Wildlife Foundation is responsible for the wrong treatment of natives who get in their way.

4 11 2013
Rapideffect

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