Today alone, 32,000 people will be forced out of their homes.
There are 50 million refugees in the world today — the highest number since WWII. Many risk their lives taking overcrowded boats or walking for hundreds of miles to cross borders. Melissa Fleming of the UN’s refugee agency calls on all of us to make sure that refugee camps help people thrive, not just survive. “The victims of war can hold the keys to lasting peace,” she says, “and it’s the refugees who can stop the cycle of violence.”
Oscar Wilde, De Profundis
I’m off for the next two days, and as such, I’m unwinding tonight by staying in (because it’s 55 and we might all freeze)
Who want’s to join me for whisky, real pizza (thin and crispy), and a viewing of Charlie Wilson’s War?
Whites riot over pumpkins in NH and Twitter turns it into epic lesson about Ferguson, aka Black Twitter Wins Again (with some nice Ally Assists), aka The Best of #PumpkinFest, PT 2. #staywoke
New Hampshire has historically been terrible.
Érik Desmazières, The Library of Babel (Aquatints and etchings), 1941.
Ferguson vs Pumpkin fest
The media’s treatment of these two events were shameful!