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Dec 5, 2008
One privilege of being a journalist - and it IS a privilege - is the opportunity to ask questions when you meet really fascinating people. Recently we drove in convoy with a group of others from one end of Jordan to the other - from Aqaba, to The Red Sea, Jerash, The Dead Sea, Kerak, Bethany and Amman and more. It is a...
Nov 9, 2008
Diane Wilson is a 60-year old mother of five children, one of whom is autistic, as well as a fifth-generation shrimp fisher out of Seadrift, Texas. As an environmental activist, she has successfully taken on companies like Formosa Plastics and Alcoa, for their pollution of Lavaca Bay in the Gulf of Texas, as well...
Oct 10, 2008
Poet and Activist Anne Waldman has
been a vocal proponent for feminist, environmental, and human rights causes since the
1960s. She also established The Naropa School of Disembodied
Poetics in Boulder, Colorado, with the late Allen
In the US Presidential Campaign, some of those who say they espouse feminism...
Sep 15, 2008
In this September 2009 interview, author Francine Prose talks with Claudia Cragg about 'Goldengrove', an emotionally powerful novel about adolescent love and loss. Focusing on a young girl facing the consequences of sudden loss after the death of her sister, this masterful coming-of-age work is radiant with...
Aug 9, 2008
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Twenty years ago today the military dictatorship which continues to rule Burma brutally crushed a pro-democracy uprising...