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Bring Light to Dark Places

Al Franken. Charlie Rose. Louis C.K.. Matt Lauer. John Conyers.

These men have been outed as sexual abusers, harassers, assaulters in the past week.

I hope their public ouster leads to more women coming forward. And I hope abusers out there are crapping their pants.

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The Human Realities of Immigration Policy

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Friendship Park / El Parque de la Amistad is an historic meeting place on the US/Mexico border, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Each weekend, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, families and loved ones from each side of the border are invited to a small section of the border fence separating the United States from Mexico.

In this photo, a family of four meets from Mexico meets with relatives living in the United States under the careful watch of a U.S. Boarder Patrol agent.

Read more about Friendship Park here

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I don’t know what to think about Syria

I don’t care much about the politics of United States involvement in Syria. If anything, I’m glad there’s a call for debate among the people we’ve elected to represent us. I’ve got a weird trusting distrust in that process that I think a lot of American’s have. I believe that one way to keep our democracy working is by continually forcing it to work.