Book Review: Overcoming Speechlessness by Alice Walker

  Alice Walker’s recent book Overcoming Speechlessness: A Poet Encounters the horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel weaves a collection of horrific tales with the lifelong activist’s wisdom and words of hope. This thin 75 page book (or booklet) is published by Seven Stories Press in 2010. Walker (no relation to me) starts the […]

How Far Are We From A Revolution?

Bahrain, Egypt, and Libya, all have one thing in common.  A huge percentage of their population has been oppressed by a minuscule elite.  Beyond high unemployment opportunities and low wages, I readily admit to knowing little of their plight.  However, if it includes policies that produce prodigious numbers of homeless, reduced or impossible access to […]

America’s Political Prisoners

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news/2011/03/02/americas-political-prisoners  Please join us for a very important show regarding the plight of America’s political prisoners that continue to languish behind US federal prison bars. Year after year, this US government continues to feel the need to lecture other countries about human rights and their political prisoners yet the US warehouses more political prisoners than […]