Pat Gunn (dachte) wrote,
Pat Gunn
dachte

Nobel Peace Prize 2011

In case you haven't seen it, the Nobel Peace Prize this year was split between three worthy activists. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (President of Liberia), Tawakul Karman (activist in Yemen), and Leyman Hbowee (activist in Liberia). The article linked above does a good job explaining why their work is important.

Tags: politics
Subscribe

  • CMU, the First Amendment, and Indecent Exposure

    Earlier on my G+ stream, I commented on the matter of a CMU student who protested the Catholic church's coverup of sexual abuse by dressing as the…

  • Dilution

    I've been thinking about an issue that's been raised in the secular community; I'm not sure it's a good issue, nor a bad one. Let me lead up to it…

  • Commentary on the Human Rights Campaign

    I recently was pointed at a blog post suggesting people reject the Human Rights Campaign, a large social justice organisation that focuses on…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment