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Peterloo massacre :200 Years Today

Discussion in 'General Chit Chat' started by KeithAngel, Aug 16, 2019 at 10:26 AM.

  1. KeithAngel
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    KeithAngel 2063 Lifetime Member

    From where comes our Democracy

    Shelleys poem in commemoration best remembered for being the first modern statement of the principle of nonviolent resistance

    "Rise, like lions after slumber
    In unvanquishable number!
    Shake your chains to earth, like dew
    Which in sleep had fallen on you:
    Ye are many—they are few!"

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Masque_of_Anarchy#In_popular_culture
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  2. aposhark
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    aposhark Well-Known Member Lifetime Member

    The people demanded reform at the Peterloo Massacre, remarkably similar to Brexit :like:
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