I've got a
night shift ahead of me and I'm getting past the age of staying awake
pre and post working hours.
Yet here I
am listening to the new Dollyrots album and jumping back and forth
between internet news pages and checking on what has been happening
in Russia with Pussy Riot and the UK with Assange.
with a vested interest would claim that to be rubbish, and then ask
what some women protesting in a church has to do with the extradition
of an alleged sex offender, the reality is that they are pushing a
smoke and mirrors agenda.
have in common is that both Pussy Riot and Assange have, in the eyes
of governments, thrown down a gauntlet in support of freedom of
speech and freedom of information, and in return the governments are
looking to silence them, while also making an example of these
individual in an attempt to frighten us all.
what I think may happen is that both Pussy Riot and Assange will be
perceived as martyrs to a just cause.
Most of us
can see exactly what is happening here, and we feel very
uncomfortable about the move towards global totalitarianism.
needed is for more people to become increasingly uncomfortable and
add their voices to ours in an attempt to to slow down, or derail,
where we are going.
really argue that both governments and business are looking to shaft
us all at every turn.
past they maintained an illusion that this wasn't the case by paying
lip service to things like human rights and the employment laws.
things that they are increasingly becoming rather open about
Look at the
evidence of their arrogance.
Gove sold off school playing fields even when his advisor looked into
it and said it wasn't the right move to make.
seems to want a privatized police force, but it looks like we are
getting it even if it is delivered drip by drip.
advocated for NHS reforms were they asking for the nurses and doctors
contracts to be ripped up and if they didn't sign the new ones then
they could leave?
I very much
want to add more?
much is going against the will of the people that I sometimes find it
difficult to understand why there hasn't been major civil unrest yet.
Riot and Assange cases brutally illustrate very plainly that there is
a global issue in regards to those in power listening and acting on
the wishes of the people.
put up an opposing argument?
wage war without public support, lie and cheat on behalf of their
friends in business and more.
That is the
entirely possible that the faces of Pussy Riot and Assange will be on
the placards and flags of the revolution.
It's just a
waiting game now.
governments are wanting to extinguish the flames of rebellion it
feels like instead they are fanning the spark that could set alight