intro’d to Lidy via disobedience (doc)
Lidy Nacpil is a leftist economist and activist. She is currently the international coordinator of Jubilee South, a network of jubilee and debt campaigns, social movements, people’s organizations, communities, non-governmental organizations, and political formations in more than 60 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. She also serves as the vice-president of Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC), which is the oldest organization working for debt cancellation since 1988. She is also a member of the Development Group for Alternative Policies and 50 Years is Enough Network.
lidy: what is legal is not necessarily just.. we cannot simply confine ourselves to what the law offers for us ..to demand a different world.. i remember a time when just to distribute flyers about oil was against the law.. things remain the way they are because we allow it.. the moment we not allow it
..we take away our consent.. then change happens very
public consensus always oppresses someone (s)
debt et al