In the fall I came across a photograph of a Yemen mother in a burqa looking down at the starving baby she held in her lap. I stared at the skeleton child, eyes protruding and pleading, and found myself wiping tears. The situation had already been declared the world’s worst humanitarian crisis by the U.N., but it would be months before such images would become commonplace in the American media. I posted the photo to my Facebook page, imploring action with useful links, but received very few replies. I knew from my regular Democracy Now! viewing that the U.S.
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