The Berlin Wall made news every day. From morning till night we read saw, heard: the Wall of Shame, the Wall of Infamy, the Iron Curtain…
In the end, a wall which deserved to fall, fell. But other walls sprouted and continue sprouting across the world. Though they are much larger than the one in Berlin, we rarely hear of them.
Little is said about the wall the United States is building along the Mexican border, and less is said about the barbed-wire barriers surrounding the Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla on the African coast.
Practically nothing is said about the West Bank Wall, which perpetuates the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands and will be fifteen times longer than the Berlin Wall. And nothing, nothing at all, is said about the Morocco Wall, which perpetuates the seizure of the Saharan homeland by the Kingdom of Morocco, and is sixty times the length of the Berlin Wall.
Why are some walls so loud and others mute?
wow lily allen’s boss ass track “sheezus” wasn’t approved for radio time/becoming a single because it says “period” as in menstruation
wow. songs that say the n word literally eighty times can be edited for the radio and the word “bitch” doesn’t have to be edited out
yet three mentions of the word referring to a natural cycle that half of the world experiences every month makes a song unfit for the ears of the young ones