The combination of ICCR's commitment to respond to injustices and to hold corporations accountable to the social contract that is part of their charter makes them ever attuned to the responsibility of corporations.
Hope is not about guarantees and certainties. You don't know you'll win, but you don't know you'll lose either, so why not try? No one is more remarkable in this light than the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.
This week I visited South Africa on a lecture tour to three of its cities. It is not my first trip to South Africa since the end of apartheid. It's my fifth. Still I never cease to marvel at the miracle of racial harmony that is this remarkable nation.
While apartheid as a system was snuffed out in South Africa, it has survived as a descriptor that is deployed, in the main, by the bitterest detractors of Israel, but is arguably more relevant in the case of another Middle Eastern country: Bahrain.
The events in Egypt represent a massive eloquent validation of the moral force and power of non-violent civil disobedience. Every participant in the Civil Rights Movement should shout, "We are all Egyptians today!"
No judge will hear a complaint against the olive-green institution that rules Cuba. My complaint to the court for the beating and false arrest I suffered last February has met only silence from the legal institutions.