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Jerry Brown in his own words

Editor’s Note: As Jerry Brown runs — again — for statewide office, here is a selection of his more memorable quotes.

“I like computers. I like the Internet. It’s a tool that can be used. But don’t be misled into thinking that these technologies are anything other than aspects of a degenerate economic system.”

“Inaction may be the biggest form of action.”

“It looks to me to be obvious that the whole world cannot eat an American diet.”

“Multinational corporations do control. They control the politicians. They control the media. They control the pattern of consumption, entertainment, thinking. They’re destroying the planet and laying the foundation for violent outbursts and racial division.”

“Prisons don’t rehabilitate, they don’t punish, they don’t protect, so what the hell do they do?”

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