„There is no thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.“

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Audre Lorde Foto
Audre Lorde3
US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Aktivistin 1934 - 1992

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Julia Serano Foto

„People usually gravitate toward single-issue activism because they are unconcerned about forms of marginalization that do not personally impact them.“

—  Julia Serano transsexual American writer, spoken-word performer, trans-bi activist, and biologist 1967

Leftist Critiques of Identity Politics (2018)

Jaswant Singh Foto

„We do not believe that bilateral relations between India and Pakistan ought to or can be held hostage by any single issue.“

—  Jaswant Singh Indian politician and retired army officer 1938 - 2020

Quelle: As Minister of External Affairs of India, Jaswant Singh, advocate of peace with Pakistan, dies at 82 https://www.dawn.com/news/1581964 (from The Dawn.

Barry Goldwater Foto

„The specter of single-issue religious groups is growing over our land.“

—  Barry Goldwater American politician 1909 - 1998

Address on religious factions (1981)
Kontext: The specter of single-issue religious groups is growing over our land. … One of the great strengths of our political system always has been our tendency to keep religious issues in the background. By maintaining the separation of church and state, the United States has avoided the intolerance which has so divided the rest of the world with religious wars.

Laura Bush Foto

„In almost every single way, George and I share the same values. And if we differ on some issues, it's very, very minor.“

—  Laura Bush First Lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009 1946

CBS News (June 24, 2004)

Ben Croshaw Foto

„The fact that people are so willing to disclose (deeply personal issues in their lives) shows you how much we avoid talking about these very serious issues in our everyday lives“

—  Brandon Stanton American photographer 1984

CBS News, 2014 [Blogger makes intimate connections with strangers on streets of NYC, http://www.cbsnews.com/news/humans-of-new-york-blogger-talks-connecting-with-strangers/, CBS NEWS, January 2, 2014, January 6, 2014]

Richard Sherman (American football) Foto

„I also think that there's a way to go about things, and there's a way to do things. And I think the issue at hand needs to be addressed internally, and before we move on, because from personal experience, you know, you are living in the hood, living in the inner city, you deal with things, you deal with people dying.“

—  Richard Sherman (American football) American football player 1988

Press conference (16 September 2015), as quoted in "Video: Richard Sherman speaks passionately on Black Lives Matter" https://web.archive.org/web/20150917000340/http://www.seattletimes.com/sports/seahawks/video-richard-sherman-speaks-passionately-on-black-lives-matter/ (16 September 2015), by Bob Condotta, The Seattle Times, Seattle, Washington
Press conference (16 September 2015)

Neil Young Foto

„Live music is better! Bumper stickers should be issued!“

—  Neil Young Canadian singer-songwriter 1945

Union Man
Song lyrics, Hawks & Doves (1980)

„The vanishing middle-class, distinct rich/poor class divisions in the US and poverty continue to be issues that nag and tear at the social fabric but rarely are put front and centre in plays and works for live performance. I don’t think every play needs to address these topics, of course. I do think the daily lives of citizens—the sheer struggle to get by, make do, and the increased dependency on credit (and therefore, debt) are issues that affect everyone…“

—  Caridad Svich American writer 1963

On the topics rarely addressed in theater in “Making Invisible Stories Seen, Heard and Felt Interview with Caridad Svich” http://www.critical-stages.org/3/making-invisible-stories-seen-heard-and-felt-interview-with-caridad-svich/ in The IATC webjournal/Revue web de l'AICT – Autumn 2010: Issue No 3

Alyson Nöel Foto

„The love of every single one of my lives.“

—  Alyson Nöel, buch Blue Moon

Quelle: Blue Moon

Ashley Montagu Foto

„The Eskimos live among ice all their lives but have no single word for ice.“

—  Ashley Montagu British-American anthropologist 1905 - 1999

Quelle: Man: His first Million Years, (1957); this quote begins the penultimate chapter of Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan

Marguerite Duras Foto
Babak Khorramdin Foto

„[…] It is better to live for just a single day as a ruler than to live for forty years as an abject slave.“

—  Babak Khorramdin Persian revolutionary 798 - 838

Babak Khorramdin's letter to his son, rejecting the caliph’s amnesty message, quoted by Al-Tabari, edited by C. E. Bosworth, History of al-Tabari Vol. 33, The: Storm and Stress along the Northern Frontiers of the 'Abbasid Caliphate: The Caliphate of al-Mu'tasim A.D. 833-842/A.H. 218-227 https://books.google.com/books?id=Ky2rl0xN2SQC&pg=PA74&lpg=PA74&dq=%22Better+to+live+for+just+a+single+day+as+a+ruler+than+to+live+for+forty+years+as+an+abject+slave.%22&source=bl&ots=D6-WGySNBR&sig=9MJm8qw6MeNgY1kPHEjtcxA_okY&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CCoQ6AEwAmoVChMI2YO62Pb0xwIVjOwUCh2l8APi#v=onepage&q=%22Better%20to%20live%20for%20just%20a%20single%20day%20as%20a%20ruler%20than%20to%20live%20for%20forty%20years%20as%20an%20abject%20slave.%22&f=false

Al-Tabari Foto

„It is better to live for just a single day as a ruler than to live for forty years as an abject slave.“

—  Al-Tabari influential Persian scholar, historian and exegete of the Qur'an 839 - 923

Quelle: Babak Khorramdin's letter to his son, rejecting the caliph’s amnesty message, quoted by Al-Tabari, edited by C. E. Bosworth, History of al-Tabari Vol. 33, The: Storm and Stress along the Northern Frontiers of the 'Abbasid Caliphate: The Caliphate of al-Mu'tasim A.D. 833-842/A.H. 218-227 https://books.google.com/books?id=Ky2rl0xN2SQC&pg=PA74&lpg=PA74&dq=%22Better+to+live+for+just+a+single+day+as+a+ruler+than+to+live+for+forty+years+as+an+abject+slave.%22&source=bl&ots=D6-WGySNBR&sig=9MJm8qw6MeNgY1kPHEjtcxA_okY&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CCoQ6AEwAmoVChMI2YO62Pb0xwIVjOwUCh2l8APi#v=onepage&q=%22Better%20to%20live%20for%20just%20a%20single%20day%20as%20a%20ruler%20than%20to%20live%20for%20forty%20years%20as%20an%20abject%20slave.%22&f=false

B.K.S. Iyengar Foto

„There is no progress toward ultimate freedom without transformation, and this is the key issue in all lives.“

—  B.K.S. Iyengar Indian yoga teacher and scholar 1918 - 2014

Quelle: Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom, p. 5

Sandra Fluke Foto

„I would do this again, because these issues are that important to me.“

—  Sandra Fluke American women's rights activist and lawyer 1981

TIME, March 8, 2012.
Media interviews

Theodosius Dobzhansky Foto

„The living world is not a single array. . . connected by unbroken series of intergrades.“

—  Theodosius Dobzhansky, buch Genetics and the Origin of Species

Genetics and the Origin of Species (1951) p. 4.

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