..we have many advantages over the Nicaraguans of 1972. We can see the earthquake slowly worsen, over time. We have open communications networks, at least so far, and we have the option of nonviolent revolution. One option we do not realistically have: the option to remain passive in the face of global ecosystem destruction, vicious and antidemocratic imperial occupations, millions of US citizens in jail, millions of US kids without a future or even a decent meal, racist apartheid in our streets, schools and jails, economic destruction benefiting a tiny parasite class, and health care denial killing hundreds of fellow citizens every day. Forgive me for repeating myself: Passivity is not an option. Read more at Theresa's blog: http://kboo.fm/node/18284, or listen online . . .