Monthly Archives: October 2008

The Cost of Slumber

Long before I discovered the mysterious mix of pain and relief that writing from the heart brings, I was pursuing a Masters in English Literature at Central Washington University in the small town of Ellensburg, Washington. I was broke, like most grad students, and supported myself by working for two individuals confined to assisted living […]

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“We Have to Share This Pain”

PORTLAND, Oregon — Veterans from the U.S. occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan, along with Iraqis, Afghanis, Vietnam veterans, and family members of U.S. military personnel converged in this west coast city over the weekend to share stories of atrocities being committed daily in Iraq, in a continuation of the “Winter Soldier” hearings held in Silver […]

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Dahr Jamail in Portland

From the Portland Oregonian: I had a good conversation today with a journalist I admire, Dahr Jamail, who has zigged where other journalists have zagged, traveling to Iraq to work an unembedded freelancer, committed to telling stories through the eyes of ordinary Iraqis. You can keep up with his reporting at his web site, where […]

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Martin, TN

University of Tennessee at Martin, Humanities Room Sponsored by the History Club and the American Democracy Project Contact: dbarber@utm.edu

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