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Nelson Mandela’s Inspiration (Revised) By Richard Falk 9 DEC Global Justice in the 21st Century Editor’s Note: Of interest because of Mandela’s comments shifting the responsibility for violence from the oppressed to the oppressor. Not only in the case of Israel/Palestine. We have seen this double standard in the U.S. with Occupy, a basically nonviolent movement […]
South Africa’s apartheid government had been brutally repressive for nearly five decades, and the country’s black majority was justifiably full of anger. Mandela led his people in channeling that anger—not suppressing it but using it in constructive ways. By Eugene Robinson Posted on Dec 6, 2013 Washington Post via Truthdig.com “Our nation has lost its greatest son,” South African […]
As the world remembers Mandela, here are some of the things he believed that many will gloss over Aviva Shen Published: Sunday 8 December 2013 NationofChange.org . In the desire to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life — an iconic figure who triumphed over South Africa’s brutal apartheid regime — it’s tempting to homogenize his views into […]
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