Mark T. Harris has contributed to Utne, Dissent, Z, The Oregonian, and other publications. He is a featured contributor to "The Flexible Writer," fourth edition, by Susanna Rich (Allyn & Bacon/Longman, 2003); and "Guide to College Reading," sixth edition, by Kathleen McWhorter (Addison-Wesley, 2003). For several years he was the Choice Books columnist for Chicago's Conscious Choice magazine.
Remembering Sadako Sasaki and All Victims of Nuclear War When the first atomic bomb fell on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, two-year-old Sadako Sasaki was at home with her family. Unlike tens of thousands of others, she was fortunate enough… Read More ›
It was 98 years ago that the brilliant socialist leader Rosa Luxemburg was murdered by a right-wing paramilitary group in Berlin. Her death in early 1919 came at the hands of one of the Freikorps death squads that roamed post-war Germany,… Read More ›
This essay was previously published on Rebelle Society. Wild things happen in the summer fields. Wild flowers grow and ladybugs flitter and the sky burns bright blue. Today, scattered swells of white clouds loom in one California field nearly straight… Read More ›
This essay was previously published on Rebelle Society. Outside, the fast-moving clouds are breaking as the soft morning light falls over the grass and trees and old courtyard buildings that line the street. I crack the window open for the… Read More ›