While many of the big stories in 2006 were bad news, there were hundreds of activist successes in 2006 that permanently changed the world.
Activists won dozens of small and not-so-small victories for human rights and the environment in 2006. The fabric of the world is woven out of small gestures . . .
. . . the grim superpowers of militaries and corporations can be resisted, and that the power of small activist groups, of workers, of citizens, of indigenous tribes, of people of conscience matters. 2007 will be a very interesting year.
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by Rebecca Solnit ~ AlterNet ~ December 29, 2006