Day: July 8, 2005

New Emperors, Old Clothes

Vandana Shiva, if you don’t already know of her, and you should, is a scientist, prominent eco-feminist, and social commentator best known for her works covering South Asia and the intersection of business practices and poverty. Her most recent essay,…

Comment and Trackback Moderation

As of today, all comments and pingbacks will be closed after eight days. If a conversation is active enough that it merits staying open, I will reopen comments for the duration of interest. If you think a comment section merits…

The Garden

I still have no tomatoes though two of the (twenty, no kidding) plants stand over six feet tall. I have a feeling that all of them will come in at once and I will be forced to learn how to…

The Next Anti-Choice Frontier: IVF

IVF treatments have helped millions of women conceive; and now the “pro-life” movement is taking a stand against them. An Illinois judge declares that an early embryo is a human being, allowing a couple to sue a clinic for destroying…

How to fight terrorism

I just wrote a huge, long post about this, and the internet in this cafe stopped working and the whole thing got erased. So, you will all get the condensed version. First, check out the New York Times op/ed section…