“They can take the park. They can’t take our hearts. They can’t take that from us. You can’t take our hearts, buddy. Remember that. We’ve still got our passion. We’ve still got our beliefs.”
Anthony Robledo was an occupier at Occupy Wall Street.
“Big ice where I come from is the clock on Mother Earth. It ticks and shows the changes. Whatever is happening on earth, that’s where it shows up first. I live with the big ice, literally a few kilometres away from me, and I’m seeing the big ice vanishing into thin air.”
Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq is an Eskimo-Kalaallit Elder from a long lineage of shamans, medicine...
“Standing in front of 10,000 saying ‘down to Mubarak’. This is one of the best moments of my life. At 11pm the guy that sells the state owned newspapers, lies and lies and lies and lies. We’re just looking at him. We don’t care about newspapers. We are the news! We are 10,000 occupying Tahrir Square.”
Amr Adel has been a protester in the Egyptian revolution.
“To love Mother Earth as if she is my real mother, as if she’s my real grandmother, you know? For me, to love her is to take care of her, even to cry for her sometimes.”
Recognized as one of North America’s most prominent indigenous activists, Tom Goldtooth is the Executive Director of the Indigenous Environment Network, based in Minnesota. An environmental advocate...
“I’ve never felt so human in my life than coming out here. Watching the homeless get fed every day, watching people who would not normally have dialogue with each other talk every day.
You don’t have to die physically. We dying emotionally. We dying financially. You know what I’m saying?”
Malik Rhassan was a protester at Occupy Wall Street and is the founder...