working together for social inclusion in America

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Easier Said Than Done

As things unravel, it won't be whether or not atrocities are exposed so much as whether people any longer care. When so many are experiencing malign neglect from markets and institutions, building solidarity or even empathy with those who suffer the most becomes an increasingly greater challenge. Calling on essential moral values during calamitous times requires tuning out the noisemakers--something easier said than done.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Cheap Food Cheap Lives

Human Trafficking Report looks at agricultural child labor in the US, what makes those blueberries at Wal Mart so cheap.

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Kentucky Cello

I'm trying to remember if the Beatles used a cello in their tune Eleanor Rigby. I forgot to mention that to a doc filmmaker who interviewed me on the plaza yesterday afternoon. She left me her card, thankfully, and her film about a cello player looks interesting--especially since the unusual musician comes from Kentucky, where my dad's side is from.