26 Dec 2012

Mumia Abu-Jamal on the revolution for Mother Earth




Message for ‘Earth Amplified’ 
[Speech writ. 5/27/12] © ’12 Mumia Abu-Jamal

Ona Move!
What is Global Liberation?
Is it the election of people that, (we think), thinks like us?
Is it the replacement of one system with another one?
Is it the imposition of more humanistic economic theories of governance?
If we’re honest, we see that it is none of these things; for if global
liberation means anything, it means all-encompassing, total –affecting every
sphere of our existence.

Who can deny that our politics is deeply corrupted? That the rich –as in
the days of the robber barons – own the political class, lock, stock and
barrel?

Moreover, the corporate class is plunging Mother Earth into Eco shock--for
mere pennies. Remember the massive and obscene oil spills of recent
years?

John Africa, the revolutionary Founder of the MOVE Organization, in his
booklet, The Judges’ Letter, said:
“The courts are the tools of industrial plague, granting big business
privilege to poison our earth.”

Man is at war with his Mother – and unbridled capitalism is the formal
organization of this instinct.

Global Liberation, then, must be a holistic attack on all forces that
pollute our earth; corporate, cultural, chemical and consciousness-wise.

We need to fight for deeper solutions.

Be a part of that great struggle that is being born.

-© ’12 maj

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