Archives for May 1, 2010

A New Hampshire high school principal is insisting her membership in a Facebook group lamenting that Barack Obama lived through his first year in office is all a big misunderstanding.

Life, Death, Cancer is a blog post reflecting on the emotional difficulty of attending (and running in) a cancer-fighting race, and questioning the fund raising pragmatics of such things. This is also a great example of a person using a blog to address a personally difficult issue in a way that others will find useful…

William Beeman on Iran

Iran is never far from U.S. news headlines. Nuclear threats, unfair elections, captive reporters, a lack of religious freedom, all seem to demand that we do something. But what is to be done? What are the actual conditions in Iran, and what kind of leverage do we in the Western world, and particularly in the…