The 20-minute short film revolves around the idea of assessing social, psychological and economical affects on people from the tribal areas of Pakistan. The film identified problems that families face after becoming victims of drone missiles.
Hypocrisy in American policy. Evident and thriving. More power to these young Pakistanis.
“To be poor in the United States today is to be always at risk, the object of scorn and shame. Without mass-based empathy for the poor, it is possible for ruling class groups to mask class terrorism and genocidal acts. Creating and maintaining social conditions where individuals of all ages daily suffer malnutrition and starvation is a form of class warfare that increasingly goes unnoticed in this society. When huge housing projects in urban cities are torn down and the folks who dwell therein are not relocated, no one raises questions or protests.”—bell hooks (via wretchedoftheearth) This is true because as Michael Harrington wrote in his 1962 book, The Other America, the poor are invisible to the government and the policymakers when they make decisions. People just accept these conditions and don’t try and change them. (via oldenough2burmom)