Student Demo: Solidarity, Not Violence, Is The Issue For The Left. (via Norfolk Community Action Group)
December 13, 2010 § Leave a comment
I did intend on taking my daughter to the 20th december march in London, but since they’re threatening water cannons its a bit much for a 15 year old. When i mentioned to my family i was planning on travelling down the response was less than enthusiastic – why bother? what difference can YOU make? Look at what you’ve got to lose!. But it did make me think.
I live in Northampton. Apathy central. If i travel to London I will be in the company of 10 000 like minded freedom fighters but i’m unlikely to influence anyone as they’re already there (or i’m covered in blood on the train home). If i protest on my lonesome in Northampton, i might be able to influence 10 people (and i can walk home covered in blood).
What to do? Is it better to join the movement? or try and create a branch? Answers on a brick to…
December 11, 2010 § Leave a comment
We’d better stop wishing and start doing something before its too late.