Saturday, September 14, 2013
Lynn Stuart Parramore, AlterNet
Inequality experts Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez reveal the biggest gap between rich and poor ever recorded by economists. READ MORE»
Rave events range from parties for party sake to partying protests, but all share a material element of Civil Disobedience.
===John Lennon (1940 - 1980) - Loving Disobedience===
The English born Lennon was a poet and composer, one of the founders of the Beatles, and one of the leaders of the Love and Peace Movement of the 1960s. Lennon and Yoko Ono were known for their "Bed-In for Peace" protests in Amsterdam and Montreal. Lennon was assassinated in New York in 1980.
===Martin Luther King () - Dreaming Disobedience===
King was one of the prominent leaders of the US Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, in particular - equal rights for the blacks and opposition to the Vietnam War. He advocated Civil Disob...See More
===Gandhi (1869 - 1948) - Enlightened Disobedience===
Mohandas Gandhi was an Indian political and spiritual leader, who led the Indian independence movement in its struggle against the British Empire. He formed a religious philosophy of non...See More
===Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862) - Civil Disobedience===
The American Thoreau coined the term Civil Disobedience in reference to various ways that citizens may and should protest against corrupt and oppressive government. He advocated ...See More