They say the Plague ended Feudalism, will Covid 19 end Capitalism? WBT reprints this article by 闯 Chuǎng.
闯 Chuǎng is “the image of a horse breaking through a gate. Meaning: To break free; To attack, charge; To break through, force one’s way in or out; To act impetuously. 闯关 (chuǎngguān): to run a blockade.… Go to Article
Bahraini nurse calls on international support after police kill 16 yr old during crackdown on anniversary of democracy protests.
Hussain Al Jaziri, 16 years old, was killed by Bahraini security forces yesterday as the crackdown on pro-democracy protesters intensifies around the second anniversary of Bahrain’s ‘forgotten Arab Spring’. Rula al Saffar, President of Bahrain Nursing Society and recently voted 11th most influential person in the Middle East described,
Eyewitness account of first martyr in the Bahraini struggle for Freedom and Democratic Rights. The events occurred in the village of Daih where the eye witness, Hussain, resided. The day is 14 February 2011: ‘the rest is history…’ says Hussain as he gives this terrible account of a regime gone mad against its own people at the behest of US government interests.… Go to Article
“In the month of March / in the year of the uprising / earth told us her blood secrets / In the month of March five girls at the door /of the primary school /Came past the violet / came past the rifle / burst into flame / With the roses and thyme /they opened /the song of the soil / and entered the earth / the ultimate embrace / March comes to the land / out of earth’s depth /out of the girls’ dance /The violets leaned over a little / so that the girls’ voices /could cross over / the birds /pointed their beaks /at that song and at my heart.… Go to Article
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