Bruce Levine discusses the issue of collective passivity::Workers Independent News

A new book titled "Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite" looks at what author Bruce Levine calls "political passivity." Levine says that while the majority of Americans disagree with Wall Street bailouts and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, they remain passive due to years of US institutions creating a sense of helplessness. Levine said what's unfolding in Wisconsin shows that collective self respect can change the passive trend. ..