Douglass Rushkoff is always worth reading, here is a rousing speech he gave to Occupy Wallstreet
Occupy Reality - Transcript
You are not fighting against people, but against a machine.It was put in place over 500 years ago.
By a wealthy elite - trying to repress a booming peer to peer economy.
Those people are all dead, but their program lives on.
(Via Douglas Rushkoff)
As he says in the opening lines this speech covers the material that is exhaustively documented in his book Life Inc which is a fascinating read.