Rape and Power in India

When I first read the horrific details of the gang-rape and effective murder of a young woman on a bus in Delhi last month, I was utterly nauseated. The cruelty and brutality she was subjected to stretched my credulity and sickened me to the very pit of my stomach. I’m both heartened and concerned by … Continue reading

Newtown, Drones, American Militarism, and Peace

Imagine being a parent of one of the children who never returned from Sandy Hook elementary school yesterday (December 15th, 2012). Contemplate the utter devastation, loss, and grief. The massive, gaping void. The gnawing guilt and sense of powerlessness. Now imagine being a parent of a child obliterated in a US drone attack in Pakistan. … Continue reading