What is Forrest up to Now?! Just outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Institute for Social Work trains undergraduate and graduate Haitian Social Workers to provide much needed social services & leadership in their home communities. With your help we can all work together to prevent sexual violence. This June, I will travel to Port-au-Prince to help develop a new […]
I ran across this remarkable post today. Men try to take away Katherine Switzer’s number during 1967 Boston Marathon 1967—Katherine Switzer secretly enters and successfully completes the Boston Marathon. She entered with the initial “K” to get in.
I recently had the pleasure of spending a morning with a delegation of eight men and women from various parts of Pakistan all involved in government or NGO sexual violence prevention, victim support or perpetrator intervention programs in their communities. They and their organizations support survivors of acid attacks, incest and forced marriages; they provide […]
Who’s afraid to sing? Lots of people!! And you can help change that by supporting Nancy Salwen’s “Fear of Singing: Learn to Sing Even if You Think You Can’t Carry a Tune” workbook/CD project. Fill the world with song and promote world peace! Support Nancy’s Indiegogo Campaign, pass the word, tell the world!
After People’s United the billions poured in to beat Barack Obama, and failed (see WSJ article). Messages of backward looking fear did not work. Even today, Tea Party conservatives are trying to say that Romney was not conservative enough (see this link). Poppycock. A solid majority of Americans just voted for a moderate, forward looking, progressive […]
Huge rally in Concord, NH today with Barack & Bill, helping lead NH into the blue column where we belong. Time to make calls, knock doors, convince our friends to vote for fairness and compassion on Tuesday. Let’s do it!
And some say race is not an issue in this election. Clearly the fact that our President is half black is deeply troubling to some… http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/20/13989510-empty-chair-lynchings-ant…
Republicans hire disreputable firm that files fraudulent voter registrations in FL and elsewhere… http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444752504578024903833678698.html
This POLITICO article highlights Romney’s lifelong isolation from working people’s lives, what I believe Marx called “separation from the means of production,” an underpinning of the exploitation endemic to Capitalism, which arises from the natural lack of empathy such isolation fosters, empathy being IMHO essential to civil society, and clearly lacking in Romney’s makeup. http://politi.co/SsJsPc
In the New York Times today: “The New York attorney general is investigating whether some of the nation’s biggest private equity firms have abused a tax strategy in order to slice hundreds of millions of dollars from their tax bills, according to executives with direct knowledge of the inquiry…Among the firms to receive subpoenas…[is] Bain […]