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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

2 responses to “Ward 3 residents express concerns in ‘un-debate’”

  1. Providence Ward 3 candidate interview: Mark Santow

    […] stories and experiences of one part of the neighborhood to another. I think the meeting we had [The un-debate] was a terrific example of what that might look like. Can we get that kind of popular participation […]

  2. Ward 3 candidate forum provides insight into candidate priorities

    […] than two weeks after the un-debate, four of the five candidates who qualified for the ballot in the race to be the Ward 3 city […]

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