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Condemned to Repeat

Flyers distributed around New York throughout the fall of 2011. Around the City University, at Occupy Wall Street, at bookstores and restaurants, to Amy Goodman, Michael Moore, and countless others. “A child of 5 whose nanny is leaving is told … Continue reading

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Leaves

Boarding a subway today, dragging my usual work bags, a woman stood to give me her seat –   the first time anyone has done that since I last carried Rui into a crowded train, wobbling and subway surfing in … Continue reading

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Dark Times

    To Those Born Later I Truly, I live in dark times! The guileless word is folly. A smooth forehead Suggests insensitivity. The man who laughs Has simply not yet had The terrible news. What kind of times are they, … Continue reading

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Hipocrisy or Charity? Human Rights Panel of the U.N. General Assembly on International Child Abduction Castigates North Korea; Silent on Japan

Japan continues to treat human rights like hand-me-downs, passing what it wishes to discard to the beleaguered, hungry and abused abroad, making the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea into the Goodwill Industries and Salvation Army of East Asian Human Rights. … Continue reading

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