I just became a bigger fan of…

… of Russel Brands.  Not that he never has made me laugh.  His line “I know what jobs is” has become part of my personal pop cultural lines to use when appropriate- knowing full well that timing is everything and only a few will either grok it to its fullness or know the reference.  But here he is, speaking truth about our collective disdain for politics, revulsion at most politicians, and yearning for something more from our “democracy” and give us more than Obama’s veneer of “the audacity of hope” to vote for.

Published on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 by The Guardian/UK

We Deserve More From Our Democratic System

by Russell Brand   http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/11/06-0

“A system that serves the planet and the people — I’d vote for that,” says Brand.



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