Bill Longstaff: My persons of 2013

If Time Magazine can choose a person of the year, I can choose two: a man and a woman. The woman, of course, is Malala Yousafzai, the courageous young Pakistani champion of education. Malala started speaking out—blogging actually—about education at the tender age of 11. In 2012, she paid a horrific price for her advocacy. ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Disservice and Hero of the Day Special Edition: Malala Yousafzai

I have done a few ‘Hero of the Day’ posts and I have a few more on the ways. The recipients have done great work spreading important information, rallying against injustice, educating us masses, and have been generally awesome. But today’s hero is special. On top of those usual achievements, she’s done it all while ...