Here’s a single voice speaking up against government repression – not on any single subject, just to say that no government has any reason to believe it should be able to silence dissent; that people speak up for a reason, and that their opinions are to be valued and taken seriously, not ignored or repressed. That’s one person. Are YOU speaking up in the same way?
If not, why not?

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I don’t know about you but my anger grows bigger than any fear of the State. That’s not to say that I’m not nervous – a little apprehensive in these precarious times. But Christ! If being angry about corporatised politics and economic malfeasance are to be viewed as a threat to my own or another government; if being disturbed by my government’s or another’s need to capture my mind is perceived as unreasonable; if I am to be restricted in my civil and natural liberties because I may destabilise the ‘Top Table’… If such things are to be considered as dangerous dissent rather than democratic comment; if that makes me an enemy of the State – of my own country…

We live in precarious times. I’m not going to reel off a detailed list. If you’re awake, you know what the themes of common grievance are. I’m not alone…

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