Monthly Archives: December 2010

Up Above My Head (in the new year)

Happy New Year! They don’t make musicians like this any more. Check out Rosetta Tharpe’s biography Shout, Sister, Shout by Gayle Wald. 

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Nowhere To Run Along Burma’s Border

Three days ago, more than two hundred Karen refugees sheltering at a temple on the Thai-Burma border were forcibly driven back across the border into Burma by units of the Thai Army.  Like thousands of refugees, they came to Thailand … Continue reading

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A Step Towards Freedom: Evidentiary Hearing for Jarvis Masters

I have been visiting Jarvis Jay Masters on San Quentin’s death row for nearly fourteen years. Jarvis is a writer with countless published articles and two excellent books — Finding Freedom: Writings From Death Row (1997) and That Bird Has … Continue reading

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