The inchoate feelings that so very many people feel today need to be acted upon by the people. It needs to be organized and it needs to find its voice. The world awaits. The future beckons. Who will answer the call?
Check your local listings for times. The Academy Award winner for Best Documentary of 2008, by Alex Gibney, who wore an orange ribbon on stage when accepting the award, is being shown tonight on HBO. See it!
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I created Declare It Now, along with its accompanying pledge, 333. DIN was adopted by World Can't Wait and honored at the end of 2007 by The Nation magazine's John Nichols as the year's Most Valuable Crusade.
DIN and 333 depart from the traditional approach to political organizing and political protest. They provide a means for single individuals and millions of people to act politically in daily life - an endemic rather than episodic shift. Such a dramatic change is not only necessary; it is possible given today's specific alignment of forces. For a fuller description and analysis of DIN/333, see the core essays in the following places: