New piece up at Truthout
by J.A. Myerson
It’s difficult to imagine what “the revolution” would look like, if not for thousands of nonviolent protesters disrupting business as usual across more and more cities across the United States. No longer is “the movement” a massive anti-war march every few months, as it was in the early to mid 2000s or black block antagonists making noise in front of summits at is was in the late 1990s. Now, in 2011, it’s nearly constant, unrelenting occupations, rallies, marches and agitation in the very places where the plutocrats work and live. And far from looking as though it’s going to drop off, the phenomenon is growing.
The American ruling class would do well to consider the “No justice, no peace” threat as serious, because, for the first time in a long time, it is.
Read the rest here.