Extreme Poverty and Human Rights in America

  Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, recently compiled a report on his visit to some cities in the United States of America. Over a two-week period, he traveled to California, Alabama, Georgia, Puerto Rico, West Virginia, and Washington DC. Not limiting himself to experts and civil society groups, he met with senior state and federal government officials. … Continue reading Extreme Poverty and Human Rights in America

“Trouble at Tarpon Springs: An Electric Eclectic Book” C.A. Keith

  I love a good crime story, so I was attracted to Trouble at Tarpon Springs: An Electric Eclectic Book by C.A. Keith. Knowing nothing about Tarpon Springs, Florida, I was fascinated by the author’s introduction to the book, specifically the information on the real town of Tarpon Springs. The opening provided a neat way to visualize the settings used in the pages. Keith sets … Continue reading “Trouble at Tarpon Springs: An Electric Eclectic Book” C.A. Keith