Monday, July 4, 2016

July 4th in Damascus: Syrian lives matter


July 4th in Chicago:  Senior citizens' lives matter.

July 4th in Kabul:  Afghan lives matter.

July 4th in South Bronx:  Homeless lives matter.

July 4th in Benghazi:  Libyan lives matter.

July 4th in Jakarta:  Sweatshop workers' lives matter.

July 4th in Juarez:  Mexican lives matter.

July 4th almost everywhere:  Women's lives matter.

July 4th in a Florida prison:  Leonard Peltier's life matters.

July 4th in Saigon:  Vietnamese lives matter.

July 4th in Ferguson:  Black lives matter.

July 4th in Congo:  Miners' lives matter.

July 4th in Nigeria:  Oil workers' lives matter.

July 4th in West Africa:  Child slaves' lives matter.

July 4th throughout the world:  Babies' lives matter.

July 4th in Port au Prince:  Haitian lives matter.

July 4th in Arizona:  Immigrants' lives matter.

July 4th in Odessa:  Ukrainian lives matter.

July 4th in Sanaa:  Yemeni lives matter.

July 4th in Orlando:  Gay lives matter.

July 4th in Sandy Hook:  Students' lives matter.

July 4th in Texas and Oklahoma:  Young women's' lives matter.

July 4th at Wounded Knee:  Original Americans' lives matter.

July 4th in Honduras:  Ordinary lives matter.

July 4th in Berkeley:  My life matters.

July 4th in Flint:  99% lives matter.

July 4th in Baghdad:  Iraqi lives matter.

July 4th in Warsaw:  Jewish lives matter

July 4th in Gaza:  Palestinian lives matter.

July 4th in Tibet:  Buddhist lives matter.

July 4th in Mecca:  Muslim lives matter.

July 4th in Bethlehem:  Jesus' life matters.

July 4th in Europe and America:  Yes, even imperialist neo-colonialist fascist lives matter too -- but only to the extent that they honor the lives of others as well.

     All humans have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness -- not just American and European demi-god wannabees.