When it comes to Israel/Palestine, the human story often gets lost in the confusion of ideology and politics. Let me just highlight the story of one woman, a wife and mother named Isme. Prior to October 12, 2009, Isme lived in a small but tidy one-story house in the outskirts of Jerusalem.
It is Sunday night, and I am suddenly awake at the crack of too-close gunfire.
November 8, 2009 will mark the one-year anniversary of Ecuadorian immigrant Marcello Lucero's brutal murder at the hands of seven high school teens in the infamously anti-immigrant Suffolk County,
On September 21st, President Manuel Zelaya returned clandestinely to Honduras and
"If [state officials and the paramilitary groups] knew what we were telling you, we would be riddled with bullets as soon as we walked out that door."
Over the past couple of months, I've followed the unfolding story of Lubna Hussein, the Sudanese woman who
Last week the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) pledged to support the program on national healing in Zimbabwe.
I, along with the rest of the nation, have watched in horror this past week as the details of the J
While the United States remains focused on health-care reform and back-to-school activities, the impact of the Honduras coup in June continues, much out of the popular media.
It has now been a couple of weeks since President Obama convened what was infamously dubbed the "Beer Summit." You know the story by n