Republished with permission from Occupy.com.
In his “I Have a Dream” speech, Martin Luther King Jr. said, “We cannot walk alone. And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead. We cannot turn back.”
King was well aware of the power of a march. The New Hampshire Rebellion is too.
What began last January as a walk by a handful of people turned into a statewide march involving over 200 – and included an international media campaign that reached over 3 million people, raising awareness about the corrupting influence of money in politics.
Then, taking that initial New Hampshire Rebellion momentum into a July 4th weekend march along the state’s coast, more than 500 people showed up. In the year since its founding, organizers of the New Hampshire Rebellion have proved not only that they don’t walk alone, but that they have no intention of turning back.… Read the rest