7.3.17

8 Μάρτη: Δεν θέλουμε μόνο λουλούδια, αλλά ίσα δικαιώματα!!! (βίντεο)

Αύριο ξημερώνει άλλη μια 8η Μάρτη. Κι εμείς θα ξαναπούμε πως οι γυναίκες όλου του κόσμου θέλουμε "Bread and Roses"... Κατεβαίνουμε στις κατά τόπους πορείες, ανεβάζουμε φωτογραφίες και σχόλια στα social media, στηρίζουμε τα διεθνή κινήματα γυναικών -και ανδρών- ενάντια στη βία, τον σεξισμό, την φτώχεια και την καταπίεση. 

Ακου από την Joan Baez το "Bread and Roses". Ιδού και οι στίχοι: 

Bread and Roses
(James Oppenheim)

As we go marching, marching, in the beauty of the day,
A million darkened kitchens, a thousand mill lofts gray,
Are touched with all the radiance that a sudden sun discloses,
For the people hear us singing: Bread and Roses! Bread and Roses!

As we go marching, marching, we battle too for men,
For they are women's children, and we mother them again.
Our lives shall not be sweated from birth until life closes;
Hearts starve as well as bodies; give us bread, but give us roses.

As we go marching, marching, unnumbered women dead
Go crying through our singing their ancient call for bread.
Small art and love and beauty their drudging spirits knew.
Yes, it is bread we fight for, but we fight for roses too.

As we go marching, marching, we bring the greater days,
The rising of the women means the rising of the race.
No more the drudge and idler, ten that toil where one reposes,
But a sharing of life's glories: Bread and roses, bread and roses.

Our lives shall not be sweated from birth until life closes;
hearts starve as well as bodies; bread and roses, bread and roses.


MUSIC: Mimi Farina
1984


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