Let's start on an optimistic note: There is a definite shift in the public's awareness of and willingness to call out oppressive government policies. Lew Rockwell explains that we are winning the battle against Covid tyranny and now is not the time to simply stand by and watch.
What happens when the people stop believing the government and the media? James Lewis says, judging by the trucker protest that has sweep Canada and elsewhere, it could mean that the current systems that seek to rule us are about to be shown the door.
If the tide is genuinely turning and the consent of the governed is being withdrawn, there are natural consequences that must follow. Jeffrey A. Tucker says now is the time for mass resignations from within the ruling class. That goes for the politicians, their functionaries and the media enables who propagandized for them.
One of the surest indicators that a tectonic shift is underway can be seen in the pressure campaign on Spotify to remove Joe Rogan. Glenn Greenwald explains how silencing their opposition has become the religion of many liberal Democrats.
Want to know the difference between truly living and merely existing? It's living with meaning and purpose. Barry Brownstein explains how today, you will have an opportunity to make more meaning in your life. It's an opportunity worth seizing.
Why is it so easy to take the cowardly way out rather than to boldly make a principled stand? Like it or not, most of us have learned something about ourselves over the past two years in this regard. The Academy of Ideas has a terrific video that explores the question: why are most people cowards? It's a study of obedience and the rise of authoritarianism.
As more and more people are finding the courage to stand up to Covid tyranny, it's essential that we don't allow ourselves to be drawn into a kind of mob mentality. Allan Stevo asks, are you ready for the accountability phase? He offers some very timely ideas for how we might approach this.
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