Monthly Archives: September 2014

Orphan Train excerpt… a novel worth looking into….by Christina Baker Kline

“She remembers third grade that the Indian Island School, where she learned that the name Penobscot is from Panawahpskek, meaning “the place where the rocks spread out” at the head of the tribal river, right where they were.  That Wabanaki means “dawn land”, because the tribes live in the regions where the first light of […]

Hail to misoprostol and the women of El Salvador exercising choice…

As many of you may know I have never been a great fan of the international  pharmaceutical complex, known for its frequent experimentation on unsuspecting populations in developing nations, there over inflated costs of HIV/AIDS drugs and their shameless profiteering.  However,  I do appreciate them for making  misoprostol available and affordable internationally.  Why , you […]

What’s Possible, a New Film for World Leaders on the Urgency of Global Warming | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

What’s Possible, a New Film for World Leaders on the Urgency of Global Warming | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com.

Children on the Border is an important issue and should remain an important issue for a long long long time…

If we think that trauma leaves no traces… think again… this is my husband’s account of how his younger brother was treated by INS officials back in 1982 and he kept it hidden until yesterday… ‘Yesterday for the first time since the last day of April 1982 my brother described to me how he was […]