Whenever the cause of the people is entrusted to professors, it is lost.
More quotes by Vladimir Lenin
What a waste that we lost Mussolini. He is a first-rate man who would have led our party to power in Italy.
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle.
More quotes about Politics
The Drug War is an effort to stimulate fear of dangerous people from who we have to protect ourselves. It is also, a direct form of control of what are called “dangerous classes,” those superfluous people who don’t really have a function contributing to profit-making and wealth.
There are big countries and small countries, rich and poor, those with long democratic traditions and those still finding their way to democracy.
The first [task of the Pentagon] is to preserve an international system in which what are called American interests – which primarily means business interests, can flourish.
I think that the centralisation of access to information through the few major corporations that by now virtually monopolise information transmission, like Facebook, Google, Amazon, is extremely dangerous.
He who does not regret the break-up of the Soviet Union has no heart; he who wants to revive it in its previous form has no head.
As a Zionist youth leader in the 1940’s, I was among those who called for a binational state in Mandatory Palestine. When a Jewish state was declared, I felt that it should have the rights of other states – no more, no less.
I was down there, and I watched our police and our firemen, down on 7-11, down at the World Trade Center, right after it came down
Tell a thousand people to draft a letter, let them debate every phrase, and see how long it takes and what you get.
Large corporate advertisers on TV will rarely sponsor programs that engage in serious criticisms of corporate activities, such as the problem of environmental degradation, the workings of the military-industrial complex, or corporate support of and benefits from 3rd World tyrannies.
The prevailing pattern is one of indignant outrage over enemy crimes with much self-congratulatory appeal to high principle, combined with a remarkable ability “not to see” in the case of crimes for which we bear responsibility.
The state security bodies should not be seen as an institution that works against society and the state; one needs to understand what makes them work against their own people.