Carole Joffe puts the closing of an abortion clinic in Philadelphia into perspective.
Dana Sachs looks at Haiti, the possible airlift of at least a dozen "orphans" who actually have family back home, and how similar mistakes in Vietnam should make us wary of hasty action.
Andrew Sullivan nods to our graying world, a phenomenon outlined in Fred Pearce's Peoplequake, which Beacon will release in April as The Coming Population Crash. Meanwhile, the Schott's Vocab blog looks at "perforated cities."
Don't forget our Black History Month book giveaway at Facebook. Enter by Monday, March 1st to be eligible.
And aspiring orators and admirers of Howard Zinn... contribute your own video to our crowd-sourced Howard Zinn tribute.