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The recent interview with actor/comedian Russell Brand on Newsnight with Jeremy Paxman, dubbed a call for revolution by many, quickly became a viral sensation. Brand’s indignation and discontent in the interview and the viral spread of the YouTube video is a clear indication that these are not merely the ramblings of an eccentric celebrity, but a sentiment that is shared by millions. Mark Rahman of Socialist Appeal USA looks at the recent spate of calls for revolution from celebrities.