Taxation With Representation

It is time we represent ourselves, and decide how to spend “our money”. Direct allocation of taxes will be a major first step in creating a real democracy here, because one function will be to fund the other necessary aspects of returning the making and breaking of laws to the people as well. Political parties will no doubt propose that all their members allocate the funds according to their ideas. I hope the people will ignore them.


John Judge 1991 to 2014 Video Archive Listing

Privilege is the first and most basic violence asserted in a society. It kills the human spirit. It creates the rage that leads to all the other violence, historically. So if you end that privilege, if you restore justice, then you restore hope. (Sep 11 Critical Analysis, 02-16-02)
When I worked in the anti-psychiatry movement, John Parkin said he wanted to start a national campaign to abolish paranoia by elevating it to realistic fear. There isn’t a term in the English language that’s the opposite of paranoia, unless it’s just complacency. But there isn’t healthy or realistic fear that maybe somebody is doing something to you. William S. Burroughs said, that paranoia is having all the facts. (Are You Scared Yet?, 1996)


Oren Lyons: On The Indigenous View of the World

“We always said that we have been told and understand that we’re relatives. Where our white brother will talk about water and trees and animals and fish as resources we talk about them as relatives. That’s a whole different perspective. If you think that they’re relatives and you understand that then you’re going to treat them differently.”
—OREN LYONS


Real Democracy in the Belly of the Beast

In order to have real democracy, economic justice, peace and a unified society, we have to both envision our own liberation in our time and take back our history, power and moral integrity


John Trudell: What It Means To Be A Human Being

Activate and respect our intelligence and activate the thinking process so that it’s going the way we want it to be because that’s why it was given to us