Rosa Maria Pegueros

Dr. Rosa Maria Pegueros, JD PhD, ( is an Associate Professor of Latin American History & Women's Studies at the University of Rhode Island. Her other writings can be found on her blog Professing History.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Always Money for War, But Never for Schools
Every day, I receive solicitations from deserving charities helping everybody from children born with cleft palates to Haitian earthquake victims to elderly impoverished Israelis to paralyzed American veterans to retired nuns; the list is endless. From these cries of pain from all over the world, I have to decide who I can help. There is no question that no matter how much I give or how broadly I spread my contributions, I feel niggling guilt that I cannot help more groups every time I read my snail mail.
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