Power To The People

by
Abby Zimet

Happy Birthday to Confucius, Asia's most important and enduring thinker,
who turns 2,560 today. While often viewed as a conservative, he was
also an independent, self-made man who believed that politics must
serve  morality, which he defined as the good of the people.

"He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be
compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the
stars turn towards it."

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news site. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Simply Don't Exist.

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