01/02/2014 South Sudan: ‘Lost Boys’ of Sudan Cry for Peace

Gabriel Bol Deng pleads for peace in South Sudan.

12/05/2013 Where There Is No Doctor

Socheata Poeuv writes about the future of medicine at the Huffington Post.

12/05/2013 The Controversial Death Row Case of Troy Davis

Nick Digilio visits with activist and author Jen Marlowe about her latest book I am Troy DavisCo-written with Davis’ sister Martina, the book examines the controversial circumstances of his conviction and execution for murder.

11/21/2013 Fantagraphics crowdfunding makes a big splash

Fantagraphics discovers friends online

When Seattle-based comic-book and graphic-novel publisher Fantagraphics Books took to Kickstarter earlier this month asking for a $150,000, co-founder Gary Groth saw it as a way to help boost the company’s sagging funds for the spring-summer publishing season of 2014.

11/21/2013 James Yee in the Press-Citizen

Yee’s story shows much more work needs to be done

Yee’s story is a reminder of the work still to be done to close the infamous Guantanamo Bay, to ending religious bias, to always adhere to our principles and to the rule of law even at times of war/threats.

10/31/2013 Dr. Phil Plait profiled by Yahoo! News

How I busted the Apollo hoax conspiracy – and why we SHOULD fear asteroids. Phil Plait, behind the Bad Astronomy blog, reveals the hoaxes and the real dangers in the skies.

 

 

10/29/2013 Rebekka Armstrong profiled in the Spokesman Review

AIDS educator Rebekka Armstrong was profiled in the Spokesman Review following her recent talks in Eastern Washington. “You could hear a pin drop, people were so enthralled with what she was saying.”

10/25/2013 Elissa Washuta in Salon: I regret my Naughty Native Halloween Costume

Elissa Washuta wrote about a regrettable costume choice in Salon this week.

10/25/2013 Reddit IAMA by John Jett and Gabriela Cowperthwaite

In preparation for the CNN screening of Blackfish yesterday, director Gabriela Cowperthwaite did a Reddit IAMA that our speaker and documentary subject John Jett participated in.

10/25/2013 Review of ‘I Am Troy Davis’ by Jen Marlowe

‘I Am Troy Davis’: New book humanizes death penalty icon

The Grio reviewed ‘I Am Troy Davis’, Jen Marlowe‘s new book about the death penalty case.  “The late Troy Davis has long been a symbol for activists working to abolish America’s death penalty, and the new book I Am Troy Davis puts a human face on that symbol, with particular emphasis on the unyielding love of his family.”