Chris Hedges has seen power collapse often.
- Each system — leaderless movement
0:49 – movements reveal fundamental truths, expose corruption, decay
1:40 – the end comes quickly as he foot solders of the elite look the other way, the elite are defenseless
2:53 – characteristics of Occupy Wall Street: non-hierarchical, won’t be baited into violence, can’t be destroyed, full transparency, rotate leadership
4:55 – no danger of being co-opted
Hedges on Truthdig