1989: 14 Women Slain


Updated: 21 May 2008, 23:18

Originally written: 06 December 2005


Just a reminder that you should not forget about the horrible things which occur in a world not fit for humanity.

Victims of the Montreal Massacre at l'École Polytechnique on December 6, 1989. Fourteen human beings slaughtered because they were women.

Geneviève Bergeron   Maryse Laganière
Hélène Colgan   Maryse Leclair
Nathalie Croteau   Anne-Marie Lemay
Barbara Daigneault   Sonia Pelletier
Anne-Marie Edward   Michèle Richard
Maud Haviernick   Annie St-Arneault
Barbara Klucznik Widajewicz   Annie Turcotte


This is just one tragedy in a world of tragedies. We cannot comprehend the pain of all of the tragedies, so most of us pick one or two to remember, or ignore them all.

Socialists are appalled by all of them. The only way to end our horror is to end the economic system and its attendant social structures which dehumanize us all so that we can live amidst the horror. We can be disabled by the scale of the horror, or we can enable ourselves. We can build a society fit for humanity: Socialism.
 
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