Category Archives: Justice

To Ms. Ibrahim: We Are Sorry!

I had posted with great indignation, the plight of Ms. Rahinah Ibrahim, early in December (here), to clear her good name.  More importantly, to get her name off the No-Fly list. The saga has dragged for nine (9) years already. … Continue reading

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Danish Film: In A Better World

The film, “In A Better World” won Best Foreign Film at the 2011 Golden Globes and the 83rd Academy Awards.  The Danish movie, directed by Susanne Bier, was featured on NPR where Ms. Bier was interviewed.  Since I learned about it, I … Continue reading

Posted in Academy Awards, Best Foreign Film, Foreign Film, forgiveness, Golden Globe Award, In A Better World Movie, Justice, revenge, tolerance | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Thoughts On Equality

A few months ago, while driving across the Bay Area, I happened to listen to Neil Conan’s interview of Anita Hill, on the release of her book, Reimagining Equality, Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home.  Twenty years ago, she … Continue reading

Posted in Equality, Human Rights, Justice, Politics, Race and Gender Issues, Uncategorized, women's rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Saint or Sinner, Sinner or Saint

Scott Berkun‘s Dailypost WordPress challenge on September 25, 2011 was:  Would you rather laugh with the sinners, or cry with the saints? http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2011/09/25/would-you-rather-laugh-with-sinners-or-cry-with-saints/ I breezed quickly over some comments and I was not inspired or engaged.  Somehow, this evening, on … Continue reading

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