Quote from Howard Zinn

Where progress has been made, wherever any kind of injustice has been overturned, it’s been because people acted as citizens, and not as politicians. They didn’t just moan, they worked, they acted, they organised, they rioted. If necessary to bring their situation to the attention of people in power. And that’s what we have to do today. Some people might say, ‘well, what do your expect?’
“And the answer is that we expect a lot.
“People say, ‘what, are you a dreamer?’
“And the answer is yes, we’re dreamers.
“We want it all. We want a peaceful world. We want an egalitarian world. We don’t want war. We don’t want capitalism. We want a decent society.

“Protest beyond law is not departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to do it.

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