Zayn: “Things need to change”

Jun 3, 2020 - by Steve Gerweck

WWE superstar posted the following on Twitter.

Nothing happens in a vacuum.

It is alarming, to put it mildly, to see the militarization of police and increased brutality as people take to the streets demanding racial justice. And yes, in some instances protests have gotten violent. I know some are concerned about opportunists causing property damage, looting, and innocent people getting hurt (but are strangely apathetic when governments and multi-national corporations commit much larger scale theft, violence, and murder, but that’s another talk for another day).

However, you can not just be angry at what we are seeing today without being twice as angry at what caused all of this.

Ask yourself, how did we get to this point? I promise the answers you’ll find are far more upsetting than anything you see on the news tonight.

Things need to change. People are being pushed to the brink on all fronts, when it comes to the racial, economic, social, and ecological injustices that have been carried out at a breakneck pace over the past decades, and they can’t take much more.

My only hope is that perhaps this chaos forces us, on an individual and a societal level, to really confront these issues and implement real changes going forward.

Much love to you all.

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