The Voice of the People .. Is that Russell Brand?

Posted: October 31, 2013 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

Think Left

The Voice of the People needs to be heard.

I wonder what instrument can amplify the voices of the people? How can we be heard, and how can we effectively change the world and our lives? Is our frustration, our despair and apparent impotence to be answered by withdrawal from the political process? Who will speak for us?

  •  Parliament?
  • The Media?
  • Politicians?
  • Academics?
  • Celebrities?

Last week we witnessed a celebrity echoing the thoughts of so many of us. Our political representatives have ceased to be the servants of the people. They are the servants of the global corporations, politicians mere puppets  while the puppeteers hold the real power. I wonder where we have come to, if it takes a celebrity to make our point? Are we handing over the power we might have to one individual? Is there democracy in a TV show? 

Let’s have Tony Benn’s Democratic Revolution Now!

Benn…

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