In Holland, the situation spins out of control. And me, I keep hearing echoes. Like cheap sequels made to cash in on the success of an original Hollywood blockbuster. For example, the Jaque al Rey demo in Madrid was a sequel to last year’s siege on parliament. It has become an even bigger failure than expected, partially because of the rain. Earlier this month, there has also been another ‘March against Monsanto’ after the surprise success of the original marches in May. And on October 19 there have been demo’s in various big cities as a sequel of the sequel of Global Revolution Day two years ago. Finally, in Turkey, authorities have stealthily moved in to destroy trees on the campus of Middle Eastern Technical University, causing daily clashes with the Darth Vaders in Ankara, and with protesters all over the country.
I have to admit, I haven’t…
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