"We call on the United States, Canada, and other donor countries to step up their support for efforts to develop effective vaccines and microbicides, while also maintaining and improving intervention programs that are proven to reduce new infections."
Pelavin: The time has long passed for this nation to join the global community and stand clearly on the side of women and against oppression and injustice.
Saperstein: "While we may not always agree with the ideas expressed, our deep commitment to Jewish and democratic values requires that we defend the free speech of all Israel's citizens, including its Arab citizens."
A few weeks ago I attended a local event featuring Joseph Goldstein, the world-renowned Buddhist teacher and author who was here in Brattleboro to help the Vermont Insight Meditation Center celebrate its fifth anniversary. I enjoyed the gathering immensely and was energized by seeing so many bri