Desmond Tutu: Climate Change is the Global Enemy

Desmond Tutu: Climate Change is the Global Enemy

Writing for The Guardian, On the eve of the UN Climate Summit, Desmond Tutu argues that tactics used against firms who did business with South Africa must now be applied to fossil fuels to prevent human suffering. Never before in history have human beings been called...
Cape Town — the townships

Cape Town — the townships

It’s almost hard to speak about this day. We started off in the opulence of the Cape Grace hotel. Then we traveled into the townships, into extreme poverty, sitting in the shadows of Capetown’s European elegance. It’s poverty. If you’ve traveled at all, you’ve seen...

1984 – Archbishop Desmond Tutu, anti-apartheid hero

In 1979, Anglican priest Desmond Mpilo Tutu became the first black General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches (SACC). He spoke strongly and internationally, pushing for non-violent change and economic sanctions against South Africa. In reaction, the...