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Steve Ahlquist is an award-winning journalist, writer, artist and founding member of the Humanists of Rhode Island, a non-profit group dedicated to reason, compassion, optimism, courage and action. The views expressed are his own and not necessarily those of any organization of which he is a member.

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"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” - Elie Weisel

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." - Desmond Tutu

"There comes a time when neutrality and laying low become dishonorable. If you’re not in revolt, you’re in cahoots. When this period and your name are mentioned, decades hence, your grandkids will look away in shame." - David Brooks

One response to “A toxic disaster like Houston is ripe to happen at Providence’s Shell Terminal”

  1. salgal

    The fossil fuel cartel operates only via the optic of money. Money is their crack. So hauling them into court is the only way to get them to acknowledge that they have any responsibility, any accountability to humans and other sentient life forms as well as for sustainability of planet Earth. Thanks to CLF for slapping them into reality.

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