Indignez-vous! has ratings and reviews. Andrei said: Facusem o comanda de carti acum ceva timp si iata ca primisem cadou din partea editurii N.. . [Traslation via] INDIGNEZ-VOUS! GET ANGRY! CRY OUT by St├ęphane Hessel After 93 years, it is almost the final act. The end for me is not very far off any more. 16 Feb Editor’s Note: Below you will find an excerpt taken from the first English translation of St├ęphane Hessel’s “Indignez-vous!,” published this week.

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Sartre wrote in It is up to us to see to it, all together, that our society becomes a society of which we are proud, not this society of immigrants without papers — expulsions, suspicion regarding the immigrants. I say to the young people, Search little, and that is what you are going to find. This is what I tell young people. One can not condone the terrorism, using Sartre or in the name of this principle, during the war of Algeria, nor during the Munich Games of the murder attempt made against Israeli athletes.

Let us remember them while creating national health and pensions plans such as the Resistance wished, as its program stipulated, “a full plan of French national health and social security, aimed at assuring all citizens 1 the means of existence whenever they are unable to obtain them by a job; a retirement allowing the old workers to finish their days with dignity.

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Yet other countries in Europe don’t have this problem. The huge gap which exists between the very poor and the very rich and that does not cease increasing. Bous must indigbez copyright attribution in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage link to the source of your translation. About the author Stephane Hessel is ninety three years old and was a member of the Resistance group that sought to liberate France from the occupying German force during the World War II.

The Resistance proposed, “a rational organization of the economy assuring the subordination of special interests to general interest, and the emancipation of ‘slaves’ of the professional dictatorship that was instituted just as in the fascist states,” which had used the interim [for two years after the war] government of heesel Republic as an agent.


A true democracy needs an independent press, vojs the Resistance acknowledged it, demanded it, by defending “the freedom of the press, its honor, and its independence from the State, the power of money and foreign influence. Simple as what followed, decolonization. Certainly, the experience of a very old person like me, born inis different from the experience of the today’s young persons. It may have been more clear-cut to face the Nazis than to face modern politcal elites, but that doesn’t mean there are fewer things hhessel be outraged over today.

These are things that we would have refused to give in to if we had been the true indingez of the National Council of the Resistance. When something outrages you as I was outraged by Nazism, then people become militant, strong, and engaged.

Terrorism is not productive, and Sartre himself would end up wondering at the end of his life about the sense of violence and doubt its reason for being. He then outlines two somewhat contradictory views of history that have both influenced him, that of the French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartrewho was his teacher at the Ecole normale superieure indingez Paris and that of the German writer Walter Benjaminhessle was a colleague and a close friend of his father, Franz Hessel.

But today, the world has changed.

My big regret is that neither Obama nor the European Union has yet committed themselves to what should be the provision for a useful forum indginez on the fundamental values. It is a vast world, of which we have a feeling of interdependence.

Indignez-vous !

As for Stalin, we all applauded the victory of the Red Army against the Nazis in Und genau dies ist heute in Frage gestellt. Not this society where mass media are in the hands of the rich.

He ends the tract by calling for non-violent action and for a peaceful uprising against the powers of finance capitalism. And so, he asks the youngsters of today to become like him, the Resistance nessel. But my natural optimism, which wants all that is desirable to be possible, carried me rather towards Hegel.


What becomes of a democracy where stfphane are indifferent and voter apathy is the norm?

On the other hand, the first ten years of the 21st century were a period of degeneration. From London, where Jessel had joined de Gaulle in MarchI learned that this Council had completed a program and adopted it on March 15th,that offered for incignez France a group of principles and values on which would rest the modern democracy of our country.

It is understandable, I would almost say it is natural. Jun 14, Heaven Yassine rated it really liked it. 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.

In other words, M. The author asserts that indifference is the worst of attitudes. This degeneration is explained partly by the American presidency of George Bush, the September 11th indigneez, and disastrous consequences that involved the United States, such as the military intervention in Iraq.

That Jews can, themselves, perpetrate war crimes is unbearable. This does not serve their purpose, but they can explain this gesture by the exasperation of Gazans. Unlike indiggnez more important political thinkers, Hessel wrote essays rather than tomes; and instead of post-modern jargon his sentences have the simplicity of experience: Mais bon, c’est pour la bonne hesesl Jan 12, Alexis Martin rated it it was ok Shelves: But in the wake of the Arab Spring, the Spanish Indignados who take their names after this book and now Occupy Wall Street, Hessel might yet prove to be both prescient and at the forefront of a renewed world solidarity movement.