by ERIC BYLER, Coffee Party USA
Two interesting discussions took place this morning in this segment of Up with Chris Hayes.
First, when is civil disobedience justified? Josh Barro of Forbes Magazine says it is justified if you are excluded from the political system, as African Americans effectively were prior to the Civil Rights Movement, but not since then. In particular, Barro objects to the use of civil disobedience by climate change activists because Americans who want to limit carbon emissions do have the right to vote. [MORE]