Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Event Of The Season

I’m not a gambling woman, but I would bet that most people would say that the Royal Wedding is The Event Of The Season in London this year. They’re wrong. The most important and noteworthy event across the pond this … Continue reading

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The High Cost Of Working For Rights

 Today, the People’s Court of Tra Vinh in Vietnam will consider the appeal of three young labor activists sentenced to long prison terms in October 2010. The activists Nguyen Hoang Quoc Hung (age 30), Do Thi Minh Hanh and Doan … Continue reading

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

This is not a story of Robin Hood. It’s not a happy ending to take money from mean, evil, rich dictators to build one’s personal fortune, get caught and then have to give that money to charity. But it could be a new beginning. … Continue reading

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How Many Roads Must A Man Walk Down?

In this statement released today from the Chinese Ministry of Culture, the agency gave permission for Mr. Bob Dylan to play in Beijing between March 30 and April 12. Approval for his Shanghai request has not been posted and was not referenced … Continue reading

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

For first time in my life, I spent the Fourth of July outside of the United States last year. I had no barbeque or parade to go to but it was a beautiful day and I decided to visit the … Continue reading

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