"Jails and prisons are designed to break humans beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other."
- Angela Davis
"Changing the structure and rules of the global economy will require a mass movement based on messages of compassion, justice, and equality, as well as collaborative and democratic process ... If we stay positive, inclusive, and democratic, we have a truly historic opportunity to build a global movement for social justice."
- Medea Benjamin
Working Class Struggles
"The only thing which we wanted for our country is the right to a worthy life, to dignity without pretense, to independence without restrictions. This was never the desire of the Belgian colonialists and their Western allies..."
- Patrice Lumumba
"Bridges are burning all around us; bridges to responses that might have mitigated the already brutal ravages of Peak Oil; bridges to reduce the likelihood of war and famine; bridges to avoid our selectively chosen suicide; bridges to change at least a part of energy infrastructure and consumption; bridges to becoming something better than we are or have been; bridges to non-violence. Those bridges are effectively gone."
- Michael Ruppert