During the Second World War, Winston Churchill’s finance minister said Britain should cut arts funding to support the war effort. Churchill’s response:
“Then what are we fighting for?”
I’ve been thinking a lot about that lately. What I’m doing. What we’re all doing. What’s worth fighting for. What fighting looks like. What government looks like. What this shut down will look like. [ugh, headache… i digress.]
My friend, Colleen, says she’s “Saving the world through Community Radio”… and she’s dead serious.
I don’t know if I’m saving the world. I will always speak up for the rights of women, of people in love, of children, of workers, of educators, of artists… And that might not be saving the world… but I’ll do my best to do my part in making it worth saving.
My radio show from yesterday:
[a few more of them found here: http://soundcloud.com/wullhay]