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  •  The key, to me, is the generation and flow of (5+ / 0-)

    information. You are absolutely right that the media has been co-opted.  That's what we need to take back. Unfortunately,it has been co-opted by the corporations, and Liberal Panzer may be right: the only way to give us a free flow of information will be to rid us of the current economic system.

    A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit. -Greek proverb

    by marleycat on Fri Feb 04, 2011 at 05:18:36 AM PST

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    •  The Constitution Makes It Corporations and Liber- (3+ / 0-)
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      ates them from any civilization, in the 1st Amendment.

      The communication freedoms are the most disastrous part of our system, being conceived for so primitive a society and not advanced for ours. Ultimately we need a revolution in that part of the system that'd probably be a bigger revolution than the Constitution was over the British system.

      We haven't begun to think about it because that amendment which we revere more highly than the Constitution itself is presently beyond our conception to be any kind of a problem much less a cause.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Fri Feb 04, 2011 at 05:45:23 AM PST

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