Monthly Archives: August 2008
The Republicans have selected Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska to be their vice presidential nominee. What do you think about their pick? Share your thoughts with us here.
A pregnant woman in Georgia mourns the death-by-airstrike of her husband on the front page of today’s New York Times. Below the heartbreaking picture is the equally gut-wrenching story of unnecessary and painful death in the hands of U.S. immigration authorities. Both are tragic tales which most of us who read the paper every day […]
Last week, the 2008 election brought us a far cry from headlines worthy of a presidential race – say, proposed policy initiatives tackling the escalating deaths in Afghanistan or our rapidly declining economy – and brought us instead to a shameful low: a thoughtless and disrespectful narrative on race. Amidst the usual campaign bickering and […]