August 16, 2018

On June 20, 1979, during the Nicaraguan Revolution, American journalist Bill Stewart, of ABC-TV, was stopped at a roadblock in Managua. He knelt and begged for mercy, but a Nicaraguan national guardsman ordered him to lie flat and then shot him in the head, killing him instantly.

I’d seen the video of Stewart’s murder on TV, and four years later, when I was a notorious drunk, I decided to go to the...

May 4, 2017

For our State of the Union issue, we received some fascinating submissions and heard some great and illuminating stories.  In this invited blog post, Israeli-based writer Jennifer Lang tells us of some tense moments in the summer of 2014, during the Israel-Gaza conflict that was called by many outlets The Fifty Day War:

In Between Dreams by Jennifer Lang

Day 13. I wake up, and the whole cycle starts...

May 4, 2017

For our State of the Union issue, we received some fascinating submissions and heard some illuminating stories.  In this invited blog post, practicing nephrologist Jean Robey tells of her father's road to America. She attributes her own happiness to her father's efforts as a refugee.

My father was an only child made fatherless early then motherless soon after. No image of his father exists and the...

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