People Before Petals

I’ll be writing about troubles in Kenya more fully in the future. But this press release from Food and Water Watch caught my eye. It shows how profoundly callous agribusiness can be in the run up to Valentine’s day. Tweet

Bread & Roses, Batons

A story for another time involves my only trip to Bulawayo, where several men desperately wanted me to be Jewish. In the meantime, more serious things are afoot in Bulawayo. Over 400 women from WOZA – Women of Zimbabwe Arise – were protesting for “Bread And Roses” this Valentine’s. The roses, incidentally, symbolising dignity, and …