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Pushing the Bike Onward: Mai-Mai held territory.  Grand Nord, DR Congo, 2011

“At present a consensus on austerity is difficult to image. The reason usually given for the impotence of the majority is states in terms of political or economic class. What is not usually understood is that the new class structure of a schooled society is even more powerfully controlled by vested interests. No doubt an imperialist and capitalist organizations of society provides the social structure within which a minority can have disproportionate influence over the effective opinion of the majority.” -Ivan Illich, TOWARD A HISTORY OF NEEDS (1978)