Monthly Archives: February 2014

Our Humanity Unchained:  Jane Goodall and Wounda Soul

Subject: A chimpanzee hugs Jane Goodall after being released into the wild.

Dear friends,


Thousands of East Africans have been kidnapped by sadistic gangs, and tortured in Egypt’s Sinai until their families pay huge ransoms for their freedom. If we show Egypt’s leaders that this dirty secret is out and damaging the Sinai’s tourism reputation, we can force them to end the horror. Sign now:


Nine months pregnant and in chains, Haben’s*… Continue reading

An Iraqi child standing in her parents’ blood  (The NY Times) Photo by Chris Hondros

Confident Anticipation of Joy
©2014 by Alice Walker

How peculiar it feels

to speak about

 health care in America

taking care of people’s


while our government


 the limbs

off children

in far away lands.
And starves and imprisons
not a few of them
at home.… Continue reading