Tagged: health

Some Americans’ Priorities

Some Americans’ Priorities

I started off the morning by heading to the ninth ward… err.. nine ward. Having heard soo much about it, I was anxious to be there and see how people were dealing with post Katrina life more than a year...

When Most of America are Veterans

When Most of America are Veterans

I have this memory of my mother, when I was a kid, and its not the clearest of memories, but this is how it sits in my mind: My mom was finishing her masters degree in social work, I must...

A Road Trip to Watch

A Road Trip to Watch

Dillip just called me. He noticed my comments regarding his fantastic journeys through the south of the United States. Virginia..TEnnessee Mississippi.. Louisiana.. I can’t remember all the names. But I’ll not forget the words I read as he puts them...

bm187 Poisoned and Forgotten, Katrina Survivers 2007

bm187 Poisoned and Forgotten, Katrina Survivers 2007

MP3 Audio [20 MB]DownloadShow URL Some people might imagine that a year and a half after Katrina, life for many survivors might be improving as the rebuilding process progressed. But what if the rebuilding process was not progressing? More than...
 

Portugal’s Yes

Portugal’s Yes

I was on the phone with mom earlier this evening and I asked if she’d heard about the results of the referendum. “NO I haven’t!” she said. Portugal held a referendum yesterday on the question of abortion. While I was...

Chemicals Everywhere Hurting Kids

Chemicals Everywhere Hurting Kids

What always amazes me about today’s society, besides how fun the Wii is, is how you can see articles and reports that identify the extreme dangers of everyday items, and yet if people like these items, they go on using...