Too Late

His words rang in her head.  “Whom do you think they’re going to believe?  You, an African refugee or me, an upstanding citizen of the community?” He was right.  No one would believe that the District Attorney was sexually abusing her.  It would be her word against his. She walked past the quail and went …

Press for Progress

Today is International Women's Day and this year's theme is Press for Progress.  The event is celebrated every year on March 8 to commemorates the movement for women's rights. This morning I learned a very interesting fact which was that the earliest Women's Day observance, called "National Woman's Day," was held on February 28, 1909 …

Starvation in Madaya

Many people in the world today are not starving because there is an inherent inability to produce food, they are starving because they are caught in the middle of political fights and blockades that have been used as weapons - Ralph Merkle I was appalled when I heard about the mother who was giving her 7 month …

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