Issue 25: 18 May 2017

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Attitude

By | 2017-05-17T13:02:59+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Issue 25: 18 May 2017|Tags: , , |

By Brigitte Goetze   The alternative ways are in stark opposition, but if she works patiently through her difficulties, trusting herself to life, living each day as fully and as truly as possible, seeking through sincerity of living to solve the problem of their opposition, she may perhaps find a way to a reconciliation.     [...]

Nevertheless, She Persisted

By | 2017-05-17T11:50:32+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Issue 25: 18 May 2017|Tags: , , |

By Carolyn Norr I followed her to the sea, she placed ripe pineapples in the frothing waves that had swallowed her ancestors and were still swallowing. The river led to the sea and was laced with mine tailings that silenced the frogs and swelled her son's bones till he burst. I followed her to the courthouse [...]

The Violence of Ageism

By | 2017-05-17T13:22:42+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Issue 25: 18 May 2017|Tags: , , , |

By Margaret Morganroth Gullette   As the entire world now knows, Dr. David Dao is the passenger who was dragged off a United Airlines Flight on April 9th by Chicago police who broke his nose, gave him a concussion and smashed two of his teeth. He may need restorative surgery. Some media have treated this as [...]

Vandals Desecrate Jewish Cemetery

By | 2017-05-17T13:20:50+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Issue 25: 18 May 2017|Tags: , |

By Laura Budofsky Wisniewski Not that it’s such a fancy graveyard, just a hill, a mess, stones leaning on each other like the fathers of the bride and groom after the wedding. Our names are almost gone, covered by a weeping moss. I begged my son before I went, just burn me. Do they listen? Under [...]