Hey all you dreamers, schemers and expectant souls out there….
In 2012, people all over the world shook off the dust of ignorance and idleness and began to fight for a future that computes. Freedom fights broke out across the globe: student uprisings in Quebec, Mexico and Chile, Arab Spring 2.0 in Egypt, austerity protests in Spain, Greece and the UK, Pussy Riot in Russia, the tiqqunists in France, the Zapatistas in Mexico, the indignados in Spain, resistance and protests across Japan, China, Tibet, and most recently, #idlenomore across Canada.
The global wake up calls of 2012 could intensify and culminate in a Global Spring … fierce revolts, insurrections, uprisings, regime changes … stunning mind-shifts in all areas of life!
Here are six revolutionary scenarios that could unfold this year: Continue reading “ADBUSTERS TACTICAL BRIEFING #40”
What fantastic news! Everyone, quick, let’s take to the streets!
After a year of revolt which became known as the “Maple Spring”—including massive street protests that received global attention—university students across Quebec were celebrating victory on Thursday night following the announcement from newly elected Premier Pauline Marois that the government was cancelling the proposed tuition hike that led to the student uprising and nullifying the contentious Bill 78 law which was introduced to curb the powerful protests.
STUDENTS ACROSS THE WORLD WILL TAKE GREAT COMFORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT FROM THIS AND WILL SOON BE DEMONSTRATING IN A CITY NEAR YOU FOR THEIR RIGHTS TO AN EDUCATION Jubilant Quebec students declare victory
A message from Adbusters: Look at what’s happening in Quebec … the boldness of the media democracy movement in Mexico … the teenagers leading an education revolt in Chile … the Pussy Riot inspired art war unnerving Putin in Russia … and the new post-capitalist ways of living being forged in Greeceand Spain.
Witness the growing tempo of green riots across China, the South African minerstrikes, the corruption protests of India, the freedom fight in Bahrain, the tremors of dissent in Saudi Arabia, the total loss of confidence in America’s corporate-funded Coke-Pepsielection show.
Then, add to that the crippling droughts, looming food scarcity, the end of easy oil and the tipping points hovering ominously on the horizon … Continue reading “Adbusters call for horizontal Revolution”