Archive | December, 2010

Deconstructing Freedom

Deconstructing Freedom   I see the word freedom everywhere these days, and I got to thinking: What a big word it is, Grandma, and how seldom we take it apart to see what’s inside. It struck me that you can define freedom in two ways. The smaller definition would be: You don’t have to do […]

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Letter From Afghanistan

    Letter from Afghanistan    My friend (and fellow Reed College graduate) Paul Overby has been in Afghanistan since Sept. 30. This was his second sojourn to the country in a year.  Here is his report on his journey  to the heart of Taliban-controlled territory along the southeastern border.     I was unhappy […]

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