DOWN WITH ANY ELITE
Occupy the 1%!
33. The Fourth People's Power
-- August 22 2012 --
The Fourth People’s Power
“The Flea bites, hops and bites again, nimbly avoiding the foot that
would crush him. He does not seek to kill his enemy at a blow but to
bleed him and feed on him, to plague and bedevil him, to keep him from
resting and destroy his nerve and morale………… All this requires time.
Still more is needed to breed more flees. What starts as a local
infection must become an epidemic, as one by one the areas of resistance
link up, like spreading ink spots on a blotter”. (Robert Taber, The
War of the Flea)
In this struggle the 99% have small successes when
a 1% confesses he sometimes cannot use his power.
A long series of such small
achievements undermines the power of the 1%.
Together these small actions by Autonomous Clubs are like the War of the
Flea. The 99% learn how to break the power monopoly of the Happy Few
without too much damage to themselves, they learn how to combat any
superiority of some people over other people. It is a crucial condition
for the new Humane World in which not money dominates all decisions but
the idea that all people have the same status, a world in which none is
subordinate to others, a world in which common citizens have decisive
In the new society the 99% know how to control leaders,
how to block or veto wrong decisions, how to achieve that decisions not
benefit in the first place the top of society but all people.
In the end
we get a society with autonomous,
active, interested and involved people
who use the new People’s Power when decision-takers take wrong
decisions. Leaders govern and decide, The People control, veto and if
necessary punish faulty leaders. The elitist Trias Politica, the
Legislature, the Executive and the Judicature will be controlled by the
Fourth People’s Power of
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