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Or Just Doing It.

Following on from Peter’s last couple of posts (here and here): some rebel media reports about the rage that’s erupted in France of late (and whose energy we should all be trying to tap for the benefit of those who live and work where we do).

It’s important to watch and share this stuff. Never underestimate the ‘monkey see, monkey do’ heuristic!

In a way, the conditions for a global uprising already exist. There’s plenty to be furious about wherever you are. Conditions related to how conscious people are of how fucked they, and almost all of Earth’s population—and Earth itself!—are obviously not great—yet! We can intervene there, a bit, with propaganda, conversation, and so on. That’s important. Then there’s the issue of empowerment which relates to people’s capacities to participate in struggle, how we relate to each other, confidence, and how all those things stack up against the various forms of power we face when we rebel (institutions, social structures, etc). Again, we can act there: heal ourselves a bit, create small instutions where we can, become more social, listen to those already engaged in struggle, and demonstrate and develop our collective strength and creativity. (And of course these things interrelate in interesting ways that are difficult to summarise!)

With all that in mind, it would be good to discuss how people—i.e. with you, people who are reading this and are presumably also various kinds of ultra-left fanatic—see the potential for rebellion where they live or work—or their city, region, etc. Or not. Plenty else to do.

 

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