Does distance make the heart grow fonder, jealous, skeptical, or cynical? In this collection of short-form essays, Corrie Hulse presents the reactions of three expatriates to the Occupy Wall Street Movement. From Ethiopia, South Korea, and Spain, their responses, and the platforms from which they jump, are as varied as their locales.
Carol-Ann Gleason reports on a conference aimed at political and economic empowerment for women. Women should not be considered a marginalized, special interest group. Rather, Gleason declares, "Women are social agents transforming the landscape, dedicated women in leadership passing the baton, technical geniuses, creative forces, diverse, and intense." Read on.