Category: Freedom

Pope Francis meets Canadian Indigenous leaders at the Vatican on April 1, 2022. (Image by Vatican Media)

Pope Francis expresses ‘sorrow and shame’ for Catholic role in abuse against Indigenous peoples

VVatican City, Pope Francis on Friday expressed his “sorrow and shame” for the role Catholics have played in the abuse of Indigenous peoples in Canada, especially in residential schools. During a meeting with representatives of the Métis, Inuit, and First Nations groups at the Vatican on April 1, the pope condemned colonization, saying he was sorry for the historic evil […]

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Martin Luther King Jr: MLK/FBI documentary on surveillance – BBC News

Martin Luther King Jr: MLK/FBI documentary on surveillance (BBC News) Shortly after Dr Martin Luther King Jr led the march on Washington, FBI agents were ordered to start following the famed civil rights leader. The extent of the surveillance shocked documentary maker Sam Pollard so much he decided to start digging. He managed to uncover FBI documents, sourced secret White […]

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Practical Freedom

Practical Freedom

At every pass we have absorbed laws, not of morality, which are liberating, but of etiquette, which is a curb on adventure and genius, and of security and sloth, which deaden the soul. In his wonderful and artistic autobiography, Chuck Amuck, Chuck Jones, the principal creator of such animated comic geniuses as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, reminds us of […]

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