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Ekathimerini: Indignant movement is political (By Stavros Lygeros)
In the conventional way of looking at things, the Indignant movement appears apolitical. In reality, though, it is profoundly and surprisingly political.
That is exactly the problem with the conventional way to look at politics, isn't it? It's not part of the patronage networks we call powers that be and political parties, so it's not "political"? Every time the people turn their back on the oligarchs the serious people talk of "a crisis of democracy".
It has emerged from the bowels of society and expresses the rising up of the silent majority, which is seeing the basic constants of its way of life being threatened. The way the prime minister is being gradually undermined effectively marks the beginning of the end for this government.


Economics is politics by other means
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Jun 3rd, 2011 at 06:08:36 AM EST

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