2011 will be remembered as the year of global unrest. Very few regions escaped unrest in some form.
First we had and still have the Arab spring that effected the following countries:
Tunisia, Algeria, Lebanon, Jordan, Mauritania, Sudan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, Iraq, Bahrain, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, Western Sahara, Syria and the borders of Israel. That is 17 countries in total.
Secondly, we had the uprising in London, England and it is still a mystery why there was so much violence and what caused the people to just randomly destroy buildings and cars.
Thirdly, we had the unrest in Greece over the economy of a bankrupt nation.
Fourthly we had the Israeli housing protest.
And now we have the “Occupy” movement that has started on Wall Street and currently spreading globally.
(CNN) — Thousands of people across the world railed against corporate power, grinding poverty and government cuts Saturday as the Occupy Wall Street movement spread to the streets of Europe, Asia and Australia — and took a particularly violent turn in Rome.
In London, protester Peter Vaughn, reflecting the mood of many in the crowd there, said people criticized financial institutions that have “gambled away our money.”
Europeans turned out amid debt troubles and austerity plans in Greece, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Portugal and Germany.
United for Global Change — the central site for the movement organizing worldwide protests — said 951 cities in 82 countries were to take part in the demonstrations after online organizers called for a worldwide rally.
Canadians turned out in Toronto, with placards jutting up from a crowd saying “Arrest the 1%” and “Stop ignoring the youth, we are your tomorrow.” A sign on a dog said “99% against (corporate) fat cats.”
About 200 people marched through Tokyo carrying various signs, including “No More Nukes and “Free Tibet.” The crowd included children jumping and skipping behind the adults. Some protesters wore costumes — including a giant panda.
The worldwide movement is galvanized by the Occupy Wall Street movement started last month as a backlash against the economy and what demonstrators say is an out-of-touch corporate, financial and political elite.
Occupy Wall Street organizers say they are inspired by the Arab Spring that led to the toppling of regimes in Tunisia and Egypt.
The founding movement in the United States has spread to other major cities in the nation.
Friends, peace is being taken away from the world at an alarming rate. There has been much debate on if the seals in Rev 6 has already been opened or if it is still future. I think the Lord did start with the opening of the seals and that the effects are slowly getting felt by the world. This is the start of much bigger things.
Rev 6:3 And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second beast say, Come and see.
Rev 6:4 And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword