Citizen Action Monitor

“Lily’s Chickens” — A love story

No 34, Posted by fw, July 15, 2010 “My daughter is in love. She’s only five years old, but this is real. Her beau is shorter than she is, by … Continue reading

July 15, 2010 · Leave a comment

Barbara Kingsolver on borders between the haves and the have-nots

No 32, Posted by fw, July 5, 2010 Barbara Kingsolver is so much more than a novelist. She’s a citizen activist. Her activism is indelibly etched in her breathtaking, at … Continue reading

July 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

“And so we find ourselves in the chapter of history I would entitle: Isolation and Efficiency . . .”

No 10 Posted by fw, April 20, 2010 The following passage is an extract from author Barbara Kingsolver’s commencement address prepared for delivery at Duke University on Sunday, May 11, … Continue reading

April 20, 2010 · Leave a comment