Day: June 9, 2013

Stealing Africa

Zambia has the 3rd largest copper reserves in the world, but 60% of the population live on less than $1 a day and 80% are unemployed. Yet the chief executive officer of many of the copper mines pays taxes not in Zambia, but in the small, wealthy Swiss village in which he lives. This hour …

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Condolence notes: what to say

… we are all fumbling newbies, approaching every funeral as if it were our first. We think about what we could possibly say at the funeral home, or what we’ll write on the Facebook tribute page — and words fail us.