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Monday, October 23, 2017

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A New Ancien Régime

By Anastasia , published on Jan 20, 2013

...present thousands went online to protest on Sina Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter, which really is turning into the true voice of the people, protesting against the corruption and complacency of the country’s communist oligarchy. She was released but the protests against the obvious injustice of the legal system have not gone away.

It was Mao Zedong, one of history’s most revolting tyrants, who set up China’s ‘reform through labour’ system, known as laojiao, in 1957. It was a way of dealing with people who had offended the communist authorities, all the better... (more)

Tags: china, human rights, law, injustice, labour camps

The Delhi ASSAULT

By Rahul, published on Dec 27, 2012

Few days back my love called me, she was furious on the phone about something; she kept on cursing nonspecifically and was indefinitely shouting at me. I have never seen her like this before, so as I wondered why she was acting such, suddenly everything went silent on the other side and all that hate in her voice turned into puling. She was weeping hard now, I normally feel sad when I see someone crying and when that someone is very close to me, my eyes will wet unwittingly. With a concerned voice I asked her what happened and she told me about a mail that came to her inbox that same day which... (more)

Tags: india, children, women, science, men, change, sexual assault, injustice, delhi, felony, mental disorder

A Child Is Dead!

By Caballero_69, published on Apr 4, 2012

Breathes there a one with soul so dead

As never to oneself have said

No matter what excuses may be pled

A child is dead!

In a seemingly prosperous Florida town

A young black boy was wantonly gunned down

The police were summoned and quickly came

But the lad lay dead all the same.

Must we not all wonder why?

A happy, friendly child had to die.

He went to the store and was coming back

Then was slain for the crime of “walking while black.”

For too long this has been the case

People hating people based on... (more)

Tags: shooting, youth, race, death, violence, injustice, trayvon martin, suspicion

Send Forth a Ripple

By Caballero_69, published on Aug 20, 2011

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Let those who would dominate learn how brave opposition feels.

From numerous acts of courage and belief,

Let those imperiled feel a ripple of hope and some hint of relief.

As these million of ripples cross one another from each cardinal direction.

Let the walls of injustice and oppression succumb to correction.

If we should stumbe and if we should fail,

Let the fact that we fought be our legacy's tale.

Though we are not all powerful, we must each strive to be brave.

Let us send forth a ripple when we cannot make a wave.

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Tags: legacy, misery, courage, violence, history, hope, affirmation, injustice, struggle, resistance

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