Month: January 2012

2012: Reclaiming Roots

Wall Street Occupied without an organized movement Egypt under siege, their democracy’s a farcical moment Libya annihilated; no longer the anti-imperialistic force Syria and Iran next; Arab Nationalism reduced to remorse   Regressive rebels talk about the promised freedom “Springs” Vaclav Havel a hero, Kim Jong-Il evil, facts are broken wings NATO the proprietor, Islam the enemy, Cold War not yet a ghost Praise the God, drop the bomb, sanction when it hurts the most   Year after year, day after day, corporate media headlines the same Celebrities make out, breakup, detox; royal families wedding game Nobel Prizes to warmongers, Oscar Awards to King’s Speeches “The Iron Lady” celebrates Neocons, no superstructure glitches       A year of tragedies befell the world over the past twelve months Farcical freedom bells, DSK and Murdoch trials, grand justice loss  Eurocentric lens, American trades, Israeli fighter planes, still victorious Bankers, philanthropists, presidents, billionaires continue as glorious    Harlem’s burning, Paris in flames, London defeats alleged rioters Class wars lost, Zapatista censored, Maoists shot in street corners Are …