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Shunning Evil: Tutu Sets Example in Call for Blair and Bush Indictments

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And as Tutu notes in his piece, the same dynamic is now being played out against Iran -- with the stakes for mass murder, suffering and generations of chaos, hatred and destabilization engulfing the world even higher. Yet our leaders plunge on and on in this berserker frenzy in their impossible quest to dominate the entire world.  

I'm writing quickly, on the road, grabbing a few rare moments of internet time, so I can't do this outrage the justice it deserves. (And no, this is not some blanket endorsement of every position or personal association ever taken or made by Desmond Tutu.) But his shunning of Blair and his call for the instigators of the invasion of Iraq -- an atrocity which dwarfs the suffering Saddam inflicted on the people there -- are examples that should be emulated by everyone in public life. We can only hope it catches on.

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Chris Floyd is an American journalist. His work has appeared in print and online in venues all over the world, including The Nation, Counterpunch, Columbia Journalism Review, the Christian Science Monitor, Il Manifesto, the Moscow Times and many (more...)
 

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