Who threatens us most -- peaceful campaigners or a private militia run by police chiefs?
Date Written: 18/01/2011
Year Published: 2011
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12667
The people challenging corporate power are often defamed as destructive anarchists. Yet they are seeking to defend the fabric of our lives from the anarchic destruction of market fundamentalism. The police, on the other hand, are fighting often without obvious justification to shield destructive companies from both unlawful and lawful challenges. They are defending neoliberalisms atomising, kleptocratic projects from those who question them.