Moral Outrage
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Posts Tagged ‘humanity

Collective compassion being abandoned in the US

October 9, 2010

America today presents the paradox of a rich country falling apart because of the collapse of its core values. Income inequality is at historic highs, but the rich claim they have no responsibility to the rest of society. They refuse to come to the aid of the destitute, and defend tax cuts at every opportunity. […]

Those advocating war assume a moral responsibility for its innocent victims

June 22, 2010

If we knew ¬†about the innocent men, women and children our leaders kill [during the course of a war they declare], would it matter? Does it matter that those who justified the Iraqi invasion in the name of the people of Iraq have largely ignored their unimaginable suffering under U.S. occupation, as more than 5 […]

Because People Matter: Building an Economy that Works for Everyone

April 23, 2010

Outrageous enrichment goes hand in hand with incredible pauperisation. 200 of the biggest companies in the world together own more than 80% of the world population. What is the similarity between Zambia and the investment-bank Goldman Sachs? The answer illustrates the madness of the world economy. Zambia earns 2.2 billion dollars per year for its […]

Palestine: I Am The Resistance

January 19, 2010

Whenever there is injustice, there are people fighting it with every possible means. We have seen it so many times before: the oppressed rise up, the oppressor dehumanizes them calling them such names as “terrorists”, “saboteurs”, “death loving” extremists… It is only normal that the oppressor will always lie to justify his actions and its […]