Your Selective Outrage is Disturbing

So you are pro-life. The sight of a little baby makes you go ‘awwww.’ You dress your own toddler in pink booties and lacy frocks. You say ‘amen’ in church when the pastor prays for peace in the world. And then you don’t even bat an eyelid at pictures like this. This is your compassion. And…

To Syria, With Love

Trump can sign any number of executive orders he wants. We will stand together and fight. We will stand by our refugee brethren. And we will not let oppression root out the compassion that makes us human. Donate to make a difference to the people of Syria. You are their hope. Be their hero. All…

10 Dollars for Aleppo

What can 10 dollars buy? A McDonald’s burger and fries meal. A box of fruit and a cup of yogurt. Three bags of chips. A shirt from a thrift store. A couple of cans of soda. A few bars of candy. Numerous other small luxuries and necessities. 10 dollars is all you need to spare,…

The Wretched of Aleppo

Miriam died. And you killed her. 24 Hours ago The city was in ruins. Piles of smoking rubble stood all around the little shanty that had once been a part of an opulent apartment complex in Aleppo. Miriam, a boisterous 6-year-old, lived there with her mother and her father. It was not long ago that…