Healing Through Truth and Reconciliation

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In this Moyers Moment from Bill Moyers’ documentary special Facing the Truth (1999), Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who headed South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission after the abolition of apartheid, says there’s catharsis in recounting the horrors of the past.

The full film is available on DVD.

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    Don’t mean to mock Tutu’s notion, but failing to hold accountable criminals is counter-productive to the rule of law. Period.

    Fact: The absence of any accountability on the fascist conduct of Wall Street and friends has emboldened the criminals to commit even more criminal activity.

    Let’s face it – the United States mocks its suspended Constitution.