How do we define “usR...

Apr 6, 2012 by

From Ocean Robbins Most often, people congregate or segregate by being around people like themselves.  In country clubs and jazz...

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Holy Land tours provide a new ...

Mar 9, 2012 by

Jerusalem – Shira Nesher, an Israeli, stands alongside Fakhira Halloun, a Palestinian, as Nesher tells her story about life in...

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Liberty vs. Enterprise: Montic...

Feb 27, 2012 by

Throughout history, when the battle has been between Liberty and Enterprise, Enterprise has usually won… Three items of note caught...

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The Photograph

Feb 17, 2012 by

This picture arrived in my email box the other day. When I saw it, I was struck by the emotions it conveyed. In writing this I...

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CNN Spotlights The Not For Sal...

Aug 28, 2011 by

The Not For Sale Campaign uses a variety of tools to end slavery in our lifetime. They have a variety of programs in countries where...

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Buy Her Bag, Not Her Body

Aug 12, 2011 by

– A story told by Yelena Posniak/S4C New York City – I recently had the honor to interview Supei Liu and Diana Mao, the...

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Looking for America

Jun 8, 2011 by

Friday, May 20, 12:51 pm, Denver, Colorado I sit in the airport after my first two flights today; one more to go to arrive in New...

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Shocking photo created a hero,...

May 18, 2011 by

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from John Blake’s 2004 book “Children of the Movement.” The PBS documentary...

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The Reporter I trust (and ther...

Dec 8, 2010 by

When I was a child television news in our home meant Walter Cronkite. In junior high school history class we watched his “You...

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Five Ways to Jumpstart the Wor...

Oct 27, 2010 by

In my new young adult novel Jumpstart the World, Frank, my transgender character, tells Elle,”The world doesn’t always...

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We will find common ground

May 6, 2010 by

Months ago I stumbled across an organization on Facebook whose mission statement intrigued me. Common Ground News Service wrote it:...

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