Vindictive, politicized, conspiratorial, reckless: one need not agree with WikiLeaks'
modus operandi to acknowledge its service to democracy. Geert Lovink and Patrice
Riemens see in WikiLeaks indications of a new culture of exposure beyond the
traditional politics of openness and transparency.
Experience first-hand the change sweeping through Latin America in the areas of food sovereignty, indigenous resistance, climate justice, and human rights through a trip to Bolivia or Venezuela this summer.
So much crisis was never analyzed with a crisis-conditioned satisfaction guarantee! Instead of seeking culprits, we must seek the systemic causes of the indebtedness dynamic. These gigantic debt mountains were necessary to keep capitalism functioning. Fewer and fewer workers can producer more and more goods in an ever-shorter time.