28 Days To Go: Let’s Change the World, One Meal at a Time

I want to send a message, and I need your help.

You may remember from last month a woman named Josette Sheeran who warned the world that millions of people will die unnecessarily and no one will notice. As the head of the UN World Food Program, Sheeran wanted us to know that our lack of generosity during tough economic times will result in mass starvation. Here at Trading 8s, message received. But in the rest of the country, not so much:   Continue reading “28 Days To Go: Let’s Change the World, One Meal at a Time”

Millions of People Will Die Unnecessarily and No One Will Notice

In another life, I used to be a television commentator for a local news program. It was basically a weekly op-ed read aloud, except shorter and punchier. Think Andy Rooney without the bushy eyebrows. In November 2006, I delivered the following commentary:

Today’s segment is not sexy. It’s not breaking news. In fact, most journalists would say it’s not even newsworthy. I disagree.   Continue reading “Millions of People Will Die Unnecessarily and No One Will Notice”