images / Injustice / World speaking out

The beautiful minds of refugees

Refugees are talked about, judged, imprisoned, abused (to their face, in racist gatherings, in the hoards of naive and nasty social media comments) but rarely heard from. They have the most to tell about their experiences and migration policy. Their opinions and dreamings about life, politics, and humanity are important. Here, thanks to The Refugee … Continue reading

Environment / Injustice / Poetry / Thirdworld / World speaking out

The poet killed by Shell

Ken Saro-Wiwa  was an activist, writer, and member of the Ogoni people, whose homeland in the Niger Delta has been used for crude oil extraction since the 1950s. The land has suffered extreme environmental damagefrom decades of petroleum waste dumping and leaks and spills, and the people have been tortured, abused, and murdered. Saro-Wiwa was … Continue reading

Injustice / Poetry / Thirdworld / World speaking out

Video: that poem that said what needed to be said in a hard time to say anything

Emmanuel Ortiz – “Moment of Silence” Before I start this poem,I’d like to ask you to join me in a moment of silence in honour of those who died in the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon last September 11th. I would also like to ask you a moment of silence for all of those who have been harassed, imprisoned, … Continue reading