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An Afghan woman says no to the darkness

For too many Afghan women, their life is one of darkness – no light for laughter and opportunity. This poem says much and one wonders how strong she must to be to still claim her right to light!

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Society Ritual

A dark life!
A lone girl!
Whose heart only feels pain.

When I think about my life, and the other girls’ lives
It is a huge load on my heart.
Our society does not allow us a chance to progress.
When I think of the future
Everywhere is dark.

This is life’s tradition, a ritual
Fighting against them is the only way
I will stand strongly against all darknesses.

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Be Indignant! Calling for Return to Finest of French Values

“Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” – not expulsion, dis-unity, enmity, and inequality. This may be the beginning of 1968 deja vu worldwide? Can we make it right this time – in peace, joy and love because the opposite will… The title in the piece is wrong – I think being indignant is different from being angry.

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Indignez-vous
Stephane Hessel PHOTO: Marie-Lan Nguyen
written by a 93-year-old activist and former member of the French Resistance against the German occupation of the Second World War.
It is incumbent upon each of us to work together so that our society remains one that we can be proud of: not this society of undocumented workers, of expulsions, of suspicions towards immigrants, not this society where retirements benefits and social welfare programs are put into jeopardy, not this society where the media is in the hands of the rich.

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