To mark World Water Week, here’s a fantastic and challenging look at “The Story of Bottled Water,” with Annie Leonard. And I’ll leave you with this staggering fact: according to a recent UN report, more people die from dirty and unsafe water than from all forms of violence, including war.
For those of you who missed the last couple Links, apologies–I was in New York City for the weekend. Pics to come soon. News More bombings in Iraq. Ambassador Eikenberry and General McChrystal endorse the President’s approach to Afghanistan. Google launches real-time search data. Green The UN declares the last decade the warmest on record. […]
“Some 70 percent of women experience in their lifetime some form of physical or sexual violence from men – the majority from husbands, intimate partners or someone they know.”– Ban Ki-moon. Check out the blog I co-wrote with Rose Berger over at God’s Politics: “Uniting to Eliminate Violence against Women.”
Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Eugene Cho blogs; warning: some disturbing images. News The first state dinner: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Google refuses to take down a racist image of Michelle Obama from its search results. I find it interesting that we (in the US) often defend freedom […]
News The UN food summit throws only “crumbs” to the 1 billion people without enough to eat. Green Women in developing countries will be hit hardest by climate change. Miscellaneous GQ names Barack the 2009 Leader of the Year. 100 greatest quotes from The Wire (caution: language–although if you like The Wire, you already know […]