where the writers are

human rights | human rights

jeanne-powell's picture
Nov.21.2012
LINCOLN a film review  by Jeanne Powell  Director Stephen Spielberg’s Oscar-worthy film is adapted from historian Doris Kearns Goodwin’s 2005 best-seller, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.  Tony Kushner’s screenplay is ambitious and successful with a difficult...
farzana-versey's picture
Nov.21.2012
  Words like “pro-choice” did not even occur to her as they forced an iron rod into her vagina and, together with the blood, remnants of an unborn human being seeped out. She wept a little for the lost child and much more for the scalded part that was essential to her job. Shanno was a sex...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Nov.14.2012
If some people could get their hands on it, the Book of Genesis would be written in such a way that Adam came across as a sexual predator. That's right. Eve would not have had anything to do with man's fall from grace which would instead be blamed on a man and a snake. But, of course, Sigmund...
cynthia-brian's picture
Nov.04.2012
             WIN $100 AND A GUEST SPOT ON OUR RADIO SHOW!    Be the Star You Are!® 2012 NINTH Annual NATIONAL Essay Contest Sponsored by US Bank, www.USBank.com      Be the Star You Are!®  501 c3 charity announces its 9th annual...
mark-miller's picture
Aug.28.2012
I have finished Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy and Escape from Tibet by Jonathan Green, but I don’t know where to start.Maybe I should start with current headlines? Two Tibetan teens self-immolate in protest of Chinese control (http://goo.gl/7mRPd). That makes fifty-one...
michael-seidel's picture
Aug.28.2012
Just a reminder to myself, equal rights to people. Not sex, skin color, race, religion, origin, culture, country, sexual preference, age, hair color, fashion, wealth, class, occupation, political party, talent, or abilities. People.  When we think of rights and argue the pros and cons of each...
andrew-q-lam's picture
Aug.15.2012
New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 15, 2012   The modern world has long thought of refugees in strictly political terms, victims in a world riven by competing ideologies. But as climate change continues unabated, there is a growing population of...
marissa-mullins's picture
Jul.21.2012
The rock still stands –growth of bushes,briers, and half-dead flowerscovering its north side –the south side showsits grooved-smooth-gray-top,this ragged side, chipped,well-worn from use. ~ * ~For thousands of yearsit was a place offresh-born scrub-bushesand twisted-tinycrawling roses. The rockat...
aberjhani's picture
May.08.2012
Ethiopian Journalist and "political prisoner" Eskinder Nega.   Political relations between China and the United States may have been visibly strained due to Chinese activist and lawyer Chen Guangcheng’s unexpected bid for asylum last week but diplomacy and fellowship between authors from...
farzana-versey's picture
Feb.22.2012
I have nothing against dolphins. In fact, I find them delightful. However, the scientific understanding of them as individuals raises a few questions. The Centre for Ethics and Business at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles has come up with a ten-point charter for “life, liberty and...