First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist.
Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.Martin Niemöller
punchcards filed, data compiled,
information stored, characteristics noted,
Jewish, Romani, Sinti, Slavic,
categorized as the Reich
spread across Europe.
today, echoes of the past,
more sophisticated technology;
new targeted groups, such as
white, heterosexual, conservative,
Christian, Republican, ad infinitum.
the everlasting revolution