Citizens all over the country and all over the world refuse to back down from the outcome of this election. Here are some images that should make you feel that you are not alone. Get into the streets again tonight and demonstrate your power.
Click over to the Guardian to see protesters in Kiev pull down the statue of Lenin, and read about how statues – invisible symbols of entrenched and assumed power in our everyday lives – becoming sitting ducks during an expression of revolutionary disobedience. Since the dawn of man, in our freest moments we have torn the idols down. Some pics from RT: Direct link to video: http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2013/dec/09/kiev-ukraine-protesters-statue-lenin-video
You know the argument about a rising tide, and how it lifts all boats? This has always seemed a dubious metaphor to me because of all the assumptions it must make in order to apply, and all of the obvious features of the ‘tide’ that it conveniently leaves out of the idiom. Join me while I break it down. (much more below the fold)