A roundup of Beacon authors in the media and other distracting tidbits.
12 posts from February 2009
The first signs of spring are making an appearance at Stone Prairie Farm: chickadees, red-winged blackbirds, and rabbits all notice the change in the air.
Susan Campbell, author of Dating Jesus, wonders if women really have achieved equality and fair treatment, ushering in a "post-feminist" era.
Thomas Norman DeWolf looks at Attorney General Eric Holder's recent comments about America's fear of an honest conversation about race.
Sherrilyn Ifill responds to the idea that the election of an African-American president means that traditional black civil rights thinking is now outdated.
Rev. Forrest Church urges all of us to strive to be "found guilty" when brought before the Tribunal of Love.
Philip Winslow, author of Victory for Us is to See You Suffer: In the West Bank with the Palestinians and the Israelis, looks at Israel's use of white phosphorus in the recent conflict in Gaza.
Claire Hope Cummings, author of Uncertain Peril: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Seeds, ponders the false dichotomy between science and religion that still roils American classrooms two hundred years after Darwin's birth.
Valentine's Day is a day filled with dread for many who are struggling with the effects of loneliness. Dr. Jacqueline Olds discusses ways to fight loneliness on Valentine's Day and every day.
Today’s post is from Reshma Melwani, Beacon’s Foreign Rights assistant. Since joining Beacon a little over a year ago, Reshma has overseen countless translation deals; this post explores some of her more inspiring deals and their significance in today’s world.
A look at what's happening around the web and blogosphere.
A selection of quotes from "Language is a Place of Struggle": Great Quotes by People of Color edited by Tram Nguyen.