Pens for Afghanistan

madcow writes "Anonymous blogger Atrios is talking about an project by a blogger now working for the military in Afghanistan who says that literacy, and potentially, true reform, is being hindered by a simple lack of pens. Read it here.

Whether you like Atrios or not, it seems simple enough to support a call for pens from a country we're trying to rebuild. Let's show them that, unlike the taliban's fundamentalist extremists, we support literacy among the people."

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Simple fix

All that needs to be done is have all elementary and high school level librarians pick up the pens on the floor as they walk to their office each day!

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