I was at a concert a few years ago with some friends. We arrived early at the gate so we could get great seats in the outdoor theatre. Then one of us noticed we were standing in front of a sign that said DO NOT BLOCK THIS SIGN.
DID YOU KNOW? Modern slavery is a multibillion-dollar economy that underpins some of the worst industries on earth. DID YOU KNOW? There are an estimated 27 million slaves in the world today. DID YOU KNOW? The US government estimates that 14,500 to … Read more →
“I woke up this morning in the arms of a nightmare. It got better after that.” Michael Lebowitz explores the darkness and faith is this moving vignette.
Granny D, aka Doris Haddock, died last month at the age of 100. At 89, this activist undertook a journey most of us will never even contemplate, let alone complete — she walked across the United States to bring attention to a corrupt, corporate-driven political system.
Does the Western world really get the truth about what is happening in far-flung countries? Do reporters overseas see the real picture – the big picture? These issues are explored in second installment of My Private Sudan from writer and helicopter pilot Allan Cram in which his recollections of Sudan differ dramatically from reports in some Western newspapers.
In reflections on western Buddhism, our writer ponders how to see beyond individual practice to address the suffering of the world.