Looking Ahead 1

Jane McClenahan writes: As we move into 2014, I’d like to share a few things I’m following this year. It’s a list to encourage discussion, is far from exhaustive and is shamelessly biased towards my own interests.

Terracotta army of Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang, third century BC. Photo by Barbara Borst

Terracotta army of Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang, third century BC.
Photo by Barbara Borst

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Invisible in New York Reply

Recently we posted on the record 22,000 homeless children in New York.  This week, the New York Times is publishing a series, Invisible Child, written by investigative reporter Andrea Elliott. It follows the lives of  11 year old Dasani and her family who live in a Brooklyn shelter.  It’s a hard read, and has provoked a range of reactions in New York.  We simply ask you to read it.