Charity Nominations Needed

21 January 2016

I had what I think is a good idea this morning. I’m going to collect some nominations for good charities, and then let all the people who have said they will buy my book vote for their favorite charity. Then I will donate to that charity. I’m thinking $1 per book sold on release day. […]

continue reading "Charity Nominations Needed"
 | Posted by | Categories: Recommended Reading |

Here is an interesting question from The Fifth Column: Since the September 11th attacks, there have been a few Islamist terrorist attacks inside the United States. In total they killed 38 people over 14 years. More veterans will kill themselves today and tomorrow than US citizens were killed in 14 years by Islamist terrorist organizations […]

continue reading "Why are you worried about terrorism exactly?"
 | Posted by | Categories: Recommended Reading |

Re-evaluating Priorities

24 March 2014

written by Allyssa Milán Re-evaluating my priorities. Recognizing for the 5 millionth time that I can only give so much without depleting myself. Trying to be aware of how much time, attention, and energy I give to those who don’t give to me in return. Still learning. Grateful that I am not completely debilitated by […]

continue reading "Re-evaluating Priorities"
 | Posted by | Categories: Recommended Reading |

Today I want to feature a book by New York Times reporter and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Jason DeParle. American Dream is a classic of literary journalism. It tells the story of the millions of women sent to work as a result of Bill Clinton’s drive to “end welfare.” The stories in the book speak […]

continue reading "Featured Book: American Dream by Jason DeParle"
Comments Off on Featured Book: American Dream by Jason DeParle
 | Posted by | Categories: Recommended Reading |

Today’s poverty-related book of the day is The Support Economy: Why Corporations Are Failing Individuals and The Next Episode of Capitalism by James Maxmin and Shoshana Zuboff. Here is the overview: “Business is broken and can’t be fixed because today’s ‘managerial’ capitalism has grown hopelessly out of touch with the people it should be serving. […]

continue reading "Poverty Book of the Day: The Support Economy"
Comments Off on Poverty Book of the Day: The Support Economy
 | Posted by | Categories: Recommended Reading |

Today’s poverty-related book of the day is The Greater Good by Claire Gaudiani. Here is the overview: “For over a century, the United States has stood as a beacon of prosperity and democracy, proof that big business and big dreams could flourish side by side. Yet few Americans realize the crucial role that generosity plays […]

continue reading "Poverty Book of the Day: The Greater Good"
Comments Off on Poverty Book of the Day: The Greater Good
 | Posted by | Categories: Recommended Reading |
Children suffering from Poverty