Sunday, March 6, 2011

Uprising here, Uprising there: Tim Dechristopher's Spirit

I feel far away from the revolutions in Northern Africa, as a newcomer here with an far from acceptable grasp on the language. I feel equally far from an issue close to my heart, the trial of Tim Dechristopher. Much time has passed since he originally blocked the corporate powers of US resource consumption from chewing up more Utah land in the name of profit, now the Federal Court has tried him while carefully shielding his jury from any information that could make this case actually about reason and justice. The machine has not spoken, it has ground forward with another ugly, smooth crush. But Tim is far from silent. Here are his remarks after the verdict:

See more of interplay between awful corporate personhood and the strength of people to fight what they believe in on Peaceful Uprising's website.

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