On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., 4th April 2018, seven Catholic plowshares activists entered Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia. They went to make real the prophet Isaiah’s command to “beat swords into plowshares."
'We are nameless, faceless and are reduced to a "serial number" as if we were a hardware and no longer humans. I am Asadullah Haroon, an Afghan citizen from Nangarhar. My wife waits every year for the news that her husband comes home. My infant baby, Mariam, is now a teenager.'
Fear and panic never serve to bring out the best in us. For all of humanity's evolving and technology, at heart we're as primitive as ever. Selfishly focused on number one's needs and survival, intent on resentment, blame and violence against innocents for our woes. Supermarket shelves are empty. From the US to the UK. … Continue reading Have gun, will shoot for toilet paper: Coronavirus panic confirms humanity’s primal ugliness
Researching the ICC since its inception on 1st July 2002, it's become painfully clear that the court is persistently criticized, threatened and forced into legal face-off with guilty-as-hell rogue states in the merciless war for justice.
While there’s no denying COVID-19 is a serious contagion, the reality is seasonal influenza/common flu kills up to 54,167 people per month globally (multiplied by 12 months totalling up to 650,000 deaths worldwide annually). We all need to get a grip and not treat our loved ones or neighbours, who are struck down with COVID-19, as though they’re lepers or carriers of the Black Death!