Organized chaos? Sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? But, chaos can be planned to occur and, as we will see, some people and some organizations have made a profession of planning chaos. You may be surprised to learn that our own big government in partnership with big labor unions and big corporations are involved in planning chaos in the world.
Big Government, Big Labor, Big Corporations and Chaos
Once again I owe a big Hat Tip to blogger 5etester of Spellchek for his link to this article at LaborUnionReport.com, which puts an end to the MSM myth that the so-called Arab Spring was the result of spontaneous popular uprisings. Please read this article and learn how this all began three years ago by our own Hillary Clinton. I found it very disturbing and I think you will too. You will learn about Hillary’s 21st Century Statecraft and about organizations like Alliance of You Movements (AYM) and movements.org and their corporate sponsors.
All of this we are told is to promote democracy in the world. That may be a noble cause. But have our government and labor unions and corporations gone too far? Have they crossed a dangerous line? This is addressed at the end of the article. Take a look:
It is one thing for the CIA or U.S. State Department to (covertly or overtly) foster regime change, help coordinate mass demonstrations and protests. However, unlike war matériel manufactured and sold to the government, or companies that are contracted by the government for specific tasks, products or services, in the case of AYM, companies are the actual sponsors of a group established to identify, connect and train activists in the use of the sponsors’ products to assist in the toppling of governments. AYM and its corporate sponsors are more than mere government contractors, they are actually helping the facilitation of the protests and regime change. Is that a line that should be crossed?
Moreover, since there have been well over a thousand deaths and countless injuries as a result of Arab Spring, do these corporations have a legal liability to the victims and their families? Do these victims or their families have grounds for a class-action suit against the corporate sponsors of Arab Spring?
What about the businesses that have lost business due to protests, or have been looted or destroyed? Does AYM’s corporate sponsors have liability to those businesses?
In my opinion, I think they have gone too far. What do you think?
Who is Lisa Fithian?
I must admit that I had never heard of this American legendary protest organizer until a few days ago. Matt Ross at Conservative Hideout 2.0 has been doing an outstanding job of keeping us informed of who the players are in the OWS protests across the country. It was this recent article by Matt that I first heard of Lisa Fithian. Please checkout the video in Matt’s short article and see how this Lisa Fithian worked with some teachers and planned which ones would get themselves arrested that day so they could have the media ready to record and report on the arrests. After I watched this video, I decided to learn more about this American legend.
From this article at Redstate, we learn
“When people ask me, ‘What do you do?’ I say I create crisis, because crisis is that edge where change is possible.” — Lisa Fithian
To say that Lisa Fithian is just a paid-professional protester would be to undersell her radical accomplishments. True, she’s received compensation from the SEIU and the SEIU’s labor federation Change to Win as a consultant. However, her war on the free market goes well beyond that. Last year, Fithian helped the UAW shut down Bank of America branches and, now, is helping the #OccupyWallSt protesters wage their occupations all across America.
Over the past three decades, according to her bio, Lisa Fithian has worked with Abbie Hoffman, organized protests against the Army Corp of Engineers, U.S. foreign policy in Nicaragua, and was the national coordinator of a march to shut down the CIA in 1987 where over 600 people were arrested.
If you really want to know who Lisa Fithian is you have to read this article at Discover the Networks.org. it is amazing. This woman is not only an American phenomena, she is active around the world. Here is just a taste;
- Longtime community organizer and direct-action agitator
- A key organizer of the violent demonstrations that caused the shutdown of
the 1999 WTO meetings in Seattle
- Served as a human shield in actions conducted by the International
Solidarity Movement in the Palestinian cities of Jenin and Nablus
- Has accused Israel of “slaughter[ing] Palestinians every single day in Gaza and the Occupied territories”
- Seeks to “create crisis, because crisis is that edge where change is
- Is the top street-level organizer of the Occupy Wall Street movement
More recently, Fithian has provided training and support to such groups as the new Students for a Democratic Society, the
Fair Immigrants Rights Movement, ACORN, National People’s Action, and many others.
Fithian says that she and others “who are trying to create a new world … have to dismantle or transform the old order” because “I just fundamentally don’t believe it will ever serve our interests as it’s currently constructed.” Citing the late-19th and early-20th century anarchist movement in Spain as her inspiration, Fithian refuses to limit her activism strictly to methods of nonviolent civil disobedience. “I am not a pacifist,” she says, explaining that “I was raised in this culture, which is a very violent culture and I understand that I have some violence in who I am.”
So, Matt Ross was right when he said that OWS is well organized and well financed. I think we have not heard the last of Lisa Fithian.
Well, that’s what I’m thinking. What are your thoughts?