On the Ground in Haiti: Hell and Hope

By BILL QUIGLEY Remains of a secondary school in the Martissant area of Port-au-Prince. Photo: Phuong Tran/IRIN [Excerpts from an article previously on The Smirking Chimp and The Indypendent.] February 4, 2010 Everywhere are sheet shelters. In parks, soccer fields, in...

Earthquake Strikes Haiti

On January 12, a powerful earthquake struck Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, near the capital city. It is predicted that over half a million people were killed or injured. Learn more about what has happened since the earthquake by reading: On the...

Hummus (Chickpea dip)

So creamy, delicious and good for you too! Eat hummus cold with pita bread or raw veggies. Put in a blender: 2 cans (15.5 oz. each) chickpeas 2 or 3 cloves garlic 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup tahini (ground sesame) Puree till smooth. Serve with a little olive oil and...