Knowledge, Trees With Roots

“Universal Basic Income is a great idea. Let’s just send everyone a check,” Michelle grabs another scone and takes a big bite for a woman with a petite mouth. With scone eliminated, she hisses, “what about personal responsibility, taking care of yourself instead of relying on big government?” Conversation with friends on issues you agree … Continue reading Knowledge, Trees With Roots

El Torre de David, World’s Tallest Slum

In December of 2017, my bookclub read The Rent Collector, fiction inspired by the story of Sang Ly, a real person who lived in the Stungmean Chey dump in Cambodia. The women in the bookclub knew about the homeless in our own country, but we were less knowledgeable about people in other countries. It was … Continue reading El Torre de David, World’s Tallest Slum