Thursday, 4 January 2018

Why you've never heard of a Charter that's as important as the Magna Carta

quote [ The Charter of the Forest was sealed 800 years ago today. Its defence of the property-less and of ‘the commons’, means the Right would prefer to ignore it - and progressives need to celebrate and renew it. ]

Here in the US the GOP is trying to dismantle the national park system and prevent further expansion. Help Protect the Antiquities Act, Oppose H.R. 3990
[SFW] [history] [+3 Interesting]
[by raphael_the_turtle@5:03pmGMT]


norok said[1] @ 8:57pm GMT on 4th Jan
This falls into the same controversy as the Bundy Ranch standoff years ago, which was under the Obama Administration. It's more of a big government vs. people's use of national lands than a reflection of a monolithic US political party. There were several 'far-right' people standing behind him.
Fish said @ 4:47pm GMT on 6th Jan [Score:-1 Boring]
Kumbaya always has a flipside.
raphael_the_turtle said @ 5:28pm GMT on 6th Jan [Score:-1]
This is too fucking funny.
steele said @ 6:35pm GMT on 6th Jan [Score:0 Insightful]
Telling ya, Raph. Far more merciful to downmod and move on.

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