Editor’s Note: Below you will find an excerpt taken from the first English translation of Stéphane Hessel’s “Indignez-vous!,” published this week. Stephane Hessel Wrote Indignez Vous. Picture. Stephane Hessel- French Archives. By Kathy Warnes French activist Stephane Hessel survived the Holocaust. Stéphane Hessel, Resistance fighter and concentration-camp survivor, tells the young of today that their lives and liberties are worth fighting for. Remembering.

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There is certainly another understanding of history. The huge gap which exists between the very poor and the very rich and that does not cease increasing. But if, today as then, an active minority stands up, it will be enough; we shall be the leavening that makes the bread rise.

In the notion of effectiveness, a bloodless hope is needed. This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat Because the most serious risks threaten us.

But it is necessary to hope, it is always necessary to hope. We were impressed by how vus they face up to all the scarcities that are imposed on them.

indignez-vous!: English

The political, economic, intellectual leaders, and the whole society do not have to give in, nor allow oppression by an actual international dictatorship of the financial indignze, which threatens peace and democracy.

The history of societies thus advances; and in the vvous, man having attained his full freedom, we have the democratic state in its ideal form. It served as a rallying cry for those appalled by the gap between the world’s rich and poor.


He seemed to have become eternal, the grand and handsome old man. In the notion of exasperation, it is necessary to understand violence as the regrettable conclusion of situations not acceptable to those who are subjected them.

As a prominent figure in the resistance, he was arrested by the Gestapo in and deported to Buchenwald and Dora concentration camps, where he suffered waterboarding torture.

And that this “terrorism” is a misnomer. So must the oppressors. On the contrary, it is necessary to get involved in the name of one’s responsibility as a human being.

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Time for Outrage! – Wikipedia

April Click [show] for important translation instructions. It was translated into English as Time for Outrage. From London, where I had joined de Gaulle in MarchI learned that this Council had completed a program and adopted it on March 15th,that offered for liberated France a group of principles and values on which would rest the modern democracy of our country.

This [universal versus international] was key because, at the end of the Second World War, what hewsel at stake was to become emancipated from the threats of totalitarianism that had weighed on humanity.

It was comparatively simple.

And this current goes towards more justice, more freedom, but not this unbridled freedom of the fox in the henhouse. View a machine-translated version of the French article.


Hegelism interprets the long history of humanity as having a meaning: The message of Mandela and Martin Luther King finds all its pertinence in the world that overcame the confrontation of ideologies [e. The author asserts that indifference is the worst of attitudes.

His call was for peaceful, non-violent insurrection. However, to proclaim “violence is not effective” is more important than to know whether one must condemn or not those who devote themselves to it.

Stéphane Hessel, writer and inspiration behind Occupy movement, dies at 95

As for Stalin, we all applauded the victory of the Red Army against the Nazis in If I go towards the stepane, they themselves attain great wisdom. I know that Hamas [party of Palestine freedom fighters], which had won the last legislative elections, could not help it that rockets were launched on Israeli cities in response to the situation of isolation and blockade in which Gazans exist.

Order by newest oldest recommendations. Now this was as the program recommended: Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, indigneez than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia. What becomes of a democracy where citizens inditnez indifferent and voter apathy is the norm? Exasperation is a denial of hope.