Saturday, 24 August 2013

Stéphane Hessel: Time for Outrage: Indignez-vous!

Amazon link:éphane-Hessel/dp/B00AF3NY78/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1377371773&sr=1-1&keywords=st%C3%A9phane+hessel

Clayton Hallmark has written a great review of this book on Amazon:

An excerpt:
Stephane Hessel's little book "Indignez-vous!" ("Get Indignant!" or "Get Outraged"), or "Time for Outrage," says history is a story of human progress, step by step, toward individual rights for all. Mr. Hessel quotes the UN Declaration on Universal Human Rights, which he helped to write, in saying "everyone has the right to a nationality," even, he says, undocumented "illegal" immigrants everywhere and displaced Palestinians in the Middle East). Also "everyone has a right to social security" (with little S's, meaning Freedom from Want for all) and to "rights indispensable for his [and her] dignity and the free development of his personality."

I know nothing about "The Coming Insurrection" that Hallmark also writes about here. 

But from my POV as a survivor of harmful mental health care I do know that ...

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