It’s taken me a while to know how to start writing this post. I’ve opened my laptop so many times and felt overwhelmed. COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on disabled people, in so many ways.
Capitalism is keeping slavery alive. It’s estimated there are around 40 million modern day slaves. 40 million. That’s the entire population of Portugal 4 times over.
I’m angry. I’m Worried. How can white people say they didn’t know? How didn’t they realise they are part of the problem? “What!?” you might think. “You’re white!”
It’s funny how we go can through life under our own ‘illusion’ of things, ‘too much social media’s not good for you’, or that ‘Christmas is advertised too early’. My illusion’s been that I’ve always set big goals. In actual fact, they’ve been anything but.