So far we’ve seen Donald Trump launch hate speech against Muslims, the disabled, women, Mexicans, peacemakers, workers and anyone standing up to his fascist agenda. But hey! he has to check out the Ku Klux Klan who endorsed him because, ummm, he’s not certain about their credentials. Is this guy thick or what? The KKK … More Courage, Community, Compassion
R.I.P. Michael Brown Eric Garner Tamir Rice Akai Gurley All the black American women killed extra-judicially by police in the US but who remain anonymous and disrespected because of their sex. All black victims of US police violence Aboriginal people who have died in custody in Australia or been killed extra-judicially All victims of racial … More Hearts Aloud against Injustice
Stories get lost in the mists of time, but today I want to recall the voyage of the St. Louis in 1939. This was a ship which was carrying Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany to, they hoped, freedom and safety in Cuba. Sadly, the refugees on the St Louis were turned away when the ship … More Where is the Love?
A couple of blogs back I wrote about social justice and human rights, so I thought I’d just pop into this blog the two mantras which motivate me. The first one, very often quoted, is from Pastor Martin Niemoeller who was a German pastor and theologian. Initially he supported Hiter’s rise to power but he … More My Social Justice Mantras