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Illustrations for Falling Whistles, a non profit organization campaigning for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The images were inspired… Read More
Illustrations for Falling Whistles, a non profit organization campaigning for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The images were inspired by a series of quotes made by influential figures that echo the conditions and content of the article. The first section is explaining the facts of global inequality and how it creates war, the second section is about colonialism and behaviors passed down from history, and the third is about American and consumer culture and how the same patterns of violence exist there as well. The theme in all of the quotes is essentially thuggery, having to result to violence to survive. Read Less
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Falling Whistles / Free World Reader
Illustrations for Falling Whistles, a non-profit organization campaigning for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The images were inspired by a series of quotes made by influential figures that echo the conditions and content of the article. The first section is explaining the facts of global inequality and how it creates war, the second section is about colonialism and behaviors passed down from history, and the third is about American and consumer culture and how the same patterns of violence exist there as well. The theme in all of the quotes is essentially thuggery, having to resort to violence in order to survive.
Human beings who have no rights, no security, no future, no hope and no means to survive are a desperate group who will do desperate things to take what they believe they need and deserve. - Romeo Dallaire
"You don't need a salary. You have guns." - Mobutu Sese Seko
“Excuse me, let me tell you something... When America opened up the floodgates and let all us Italians in, what do you think they were doing it for? 'Cause they were trying to save us from poverty? No, they did it because they needed us. They needed us to build their cities and dig their subways, and to make them richer. The Carnegies and The Rockefellers: they needed worker bees and there we were. But some of us didn't want to swarm around their hive and lose who we were. We wanted to stay Italian and preserve the things that meant something to us: honor and family and loyalty... and some of us wanted a piece of the action. Now we weren't educated like the Americans, but we had the BALLS to take what we wanted! And those other folks, those other... the, the JP Morgans, they were crooks and killers too, but that was the business right? The American Way.”  - Tony Soprano