People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster.
~ James Baldwin Biography – Fiction Writer, Essayist, Social Critic, 1924-1987
… The greatest bulwark of capitalism is militarism.
~ Emma Goldman Biography – Anarchist, Feminist, Labor Advocate, 1869-1940
It’s amazing how people can get so excited about a rocket to the moon and not give a damn about smog, oil leaks, the devastation of the environment with pesticides, hunger, disease. When the poor share some of the power that the affluent now monopolize, we will give a damn.
~ Cesar Estrada Chavez Biography – Farm Workers’ Union Founder, Human Rights Activist