Thursday, 31 January 2008

Opinion: ‘Where’s the indignation?’, by Angela Jackson

Despite his 92 years, Milton Wolff would bellow, "Where's the indignation?" in his strong Brooklyn accent on hearing of yet another injustice in a world not renowned for fairness, still raging against society's apathy towards oppression. This same sense of indignation had caused him to become involved with left-wing causes as a young man, leading him to Spain in March 1937 where he fought for the Republicans as a volunteer in the International Brigades during the Civil War. After many battles, Wolff became the ninth and last commander of the Lincoln Battalion. (Full story in printed edition).