Mots-clés » Violence

Dear Cheerleaders

Do the hard, right honourable gentleleaders agree,
every bomb they desire to drop is filled
with: blood, murder, cud;
eyeballs, toes, sawed-off dreams;
fear, terror, paranoia; incinerated infants, children skinned alive, 88 mots de plus


Climate of catastrophe and commitment

Catastrophe. The word has a terrible ring – you can almost hear the cataclysm unfolding, as you say it aloud. Previously, could it be that we used this word more rarely, to describe wars and famines that would scarcely touch many of us? 839 mots de plus

Climate Change

Bujumbura Burning, Part II: Misrepresentations of the Burundian Crisis and their Consequences, by Jesper Bjarnesen

Since April, Burundi’s capital of Bujumbura has been the scene of violent confrontations between security forces and civilian protesters who deplore president Pierre Nkurunziza’s candidacy in July‘s presidential elections. 2 301 mots de plus

Election Violence

Targeting the Young: Gangs of El Salvador (Part 4) - Vice News Published on Nov 26, 2015

El Salvador is set to eclipse Honduras as the country with the highest homicide rate in the world. There have already been over 5,700 murders this year in a country with a population of just over six million. 154 mots de plus

Point Of Interest

Dumfries and Galloway White Ribbon by Kerry Herriott

November 25th is the international day for the elimination of violence against women. It marks the start of 16 Days of Action for the Elimination of Violence Against Women which ends on the 10th December on Human Rights day. 1 059 mots de plus


Falling Down (1993 United States)

Most films are gross exaggerations of reality in a positive light, as we viewers would like to see life, not as the lives we really have to face on a daily basis. 669 mots de plus


Eden's garden.

They clung, they hung,

spread like climbers,

stretched throughout the land

blue and black

their mangled corpses

where blood was blue

in a field of forget-me-not’s… 100 mots de plus