Monthly Archive: July, 2010

Poetry that Keeps the Door Open

Jerry Judge’s unexpected outcome By Saad Ghosn “Poetry found me and gave me a different voice,” says Jerry Judge, a Cincinnati poet who started seriously writing only in his mid-forties. “I was having… Continue reading

The Trail of Tears, Trail of Death

U.S. policies are killing migrant workers By Janice Sevre-Duszynska “The U.S./Mexican border es una herida abierta (an open wound) where the Third World grates against the First and bleeds. And, before the scab… Continue reading

Photos in Service of Justice

Gordon Baer’s enduring effect By Saad Ghosn Mississippi 1, Mississippi 2, Mississippi 3: These are the words that introduced Gordon Baer to photography. Baer was 8 years old when on a Saturday morning,… Continue reading

Beggars Must Now Be Choosers

City rules: Free shelter or free speech By Gregory Flannery Cincinnati City Council has found a way to cut the number of people staying in homeless shelters: Kick out the beggars. New rules… Continue reading

Hate Wave: Attacking Homeless People

Violence is epidemic, and some don’t even want to count By Margo Pierce If 27 people had been killed in the United States in one year for being African-American or for being Jewish… Continue reading