Obama is no Aung San Suu Kyi
I recently had the opportunity to view a docudrama called The Lady — a “re-enactment” of the political re-awakening and rise to leadership of Aung San Suu Kyi, now a member of parliament for the opposition party in Burma.* I had heard her story before, of course, but it didn’t hit home until I saw this film just how worthy she was of the Nobel Peace Prize, which she was finally able to...
As you fix your breakfast, think of others. Don’t forget to feed the pigeons. ...– Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish, as translated by Shahd Abusalama for the Electronic Intifada