A truly herculean effort to turn the course of history towards true democracy is right now underway, spearheaded at this very moment in the western hemisphere by the vast majority of (poor) people in Venezuela and by the burgeoning movement of authentic journalism. This week has been a blockbuster.
The tragic incident of September 11 has shocked the world. It is unthinkable how anyone could be so full of hate as to commit such heinous act and kill so many innocent people. We people of Muslim origin are as much shaken as the rest of the world and yet we find ourselves looked upon with suspicion and distrust by our neighbors and fellow citizens.