[T]he only possibility of getting this country out of the crisis, the only possibility that really deep set reforms can occur (including the protection and renewal of the productive base of the economy) is labor has to become more powerful. We need more protests. We need more noise in the street. At the end of the day, political parties tend to legislate what social movements and social voices have already achieved in the factories or the streets or in the civil rights demonstration.
-- Mike Davis
Friday, March 20, 2009
Quote of the week
I am listening to this man right now on Bill Moyers Journal. He is so right: