A Day in the Life of a Sex Trafficking Victim

A great abolitionist friend of mine, Seth Johnson, is going to Cambodia with his wife Marlo.  They are working with Transitions Global, and you can read my recent post about their trip for more information. Seth and Marlo need to raise $4,000 by the end of May and so far have $1,923.  There is currently […]

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Fight Resistance

“Resistance is the shadow cast by the innovative self’s sun.  Before the dragon of Resistance reared its ugly head and breathed fire into our faces, there existed within us a force so potent and life affirming that it summoned this beast into being, perversely, to combat it.  But the urge to climb came first.  That […]

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Head of IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn Charged With Sex Crime

Structural Adjustment Programs. Political scandals.  Riots in the streets of Latin America.  Oh the reputation of the International Monetary Fund. For those of you that are unfamiliar with this intergovernmental organization, the IMF oversees the global financial system and gives out loans to countries in need. Unfortunately there is a long history of such loans […]

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Leaving on a Jet Plane: Meet 4 Abolitionists

I’d like to introduce you to some friends who are preparing to head to Southeast Asia on abolitionist expeditions. SETH AND MARLO JOHNSON My husband and I met Seth Johnson first through twitter, and later met up with him in person in Jacksonville, Florida. Last year I wrote a post on Seth and the work […]

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Magdalene Rehabilitation House: Helping the Exploited

Here is a video clip I received recently from a friend. Time and time again I hear about how girls on the street were sexually abused as children. Time and time again I see how their so called ‘choice’ really just came out of desperation and manipulation. Time and time again I witness how drugs […]

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Lattes & A Lotta Love: A Revolutionary Coffee Shop

Comfy chairs.  Baked goods.  Friendly staff.  Art on the walls.  Aromas in the air.  Welcome to Origin Coffee & Tea in Rocklin, California.  Their website claims they failed Business 101 and this was the result: They are for-benefit. In other words, Origin Coffee & tea is a registered non-profit.  Money is a tool for freedom […]

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Canada’s 2011 Election Results: My Thoughts

Monday was an important day in Canada, as millions headed to the polls and ushered in a majority government.  I am personally non-partisan and always vote for people based on their character and their commitment to vote either with their party or against it, depending on the issue. Manitoba’s MP Joy Smith, who is a […]

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What Laryngitis Taught Me About My Civic Duty

Lately I have been quite contemplative. Thinking, pondering, and reflecting instead of talking, debating, and expressing.  I wish I could say it is by choice because of some newfound conviction or personal experiment, but my season of silence is caused by none other than laryngitis. During the last few days I have discovered that speech […]

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