Tag Archive: apathy

Aug 31

Reporting Tragedies, Raising Awareness, and Helping People

I got an interesting email from the American Progress Action Fund regarding news reports of tragic events, like the devastation wrought by Katrina. "Like many of you, for the past 48 hours we have been glued to our computers and televisions, watching this tragedy unfold. We applaud the efforts of our news media, in particular …

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Jan 05

Unnatural Disasters

Blogicus reminds us that the Khartoum regime of Sudan has killed almost 400,000 civilians. That’s about half of the death toll from the genocide in Rwanda. The deaths caused by the tsunamis – a natural disaster – happened nearly instantly in comparison to these murders. We can’t stop nature’s wrath, but we should have done …

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