Good News Friday

If there isn’t any other good news in the whole world, we have this: it’s holiday season! I’m half-Jewish so along with family Christmas, I celebrate Hanukkah. Heck, I might even throw Festivus in there, too. On a related note, before I post some other good news below, let me say that this will be … Continue reading

Caring for the Half-Widows

Half-widows, as they’re currently called in Kashmir, actually suffer all over the world – from India to Libya, Chile to Eastern Europe. Some have more difficulties than others, but all share one thing in common: their husbands vanished because of forced disappearance. Forced disappearance – also known as “enforced disappearance” or just “disappearance,” happens when … Continue reading

Good News Friday

There are so many great organizations doing awesome things, but with tragic news everywhere I’m prone to forget the triumphs. In case you’re the same way, here’s some good news for your Friday: 1. Exonerated Man Launches His Music Career You just might love the sound of this bluesy survivor of wrongful conviction. Bill Dillon … Continue reading

Combatting Human Trafficking Through International Investigations

A lot of news (the good kind) has been coming out recently about rescue operations to help free victims of human trafficking. International Justice Mission (IJM) has had a particularly successful month. Most of these rescue operations come about after tireless investigations by unnamed heroes. International Investigations and How they Work International investigations happen a … Continue reading

In Action for the Marginalized

First off, a huge thank you to International Justice Mission (IJM) and their 5 Weeks for Freedom (5WFF) campaign for allowing TheMarginalized.com to be a stop on their blog tour last Friday! It is an honor to work with all those crazies as they bike the entire route of the Underground Railroad and advocate for … Continue reading

Ending Slavery on Thirty Wheels

Fighting slavery is a lot like riding a bicycle. Both require many small parts working together in unison. Both seem impossible at first, but over time goals become easier to reach. Both can be extremely uncomfortable when you’re in it for the long haul. But perhaps most importantly, both take us outside of ourselves, require … Continue reading

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