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Mirah Riben is a human rights activist with a focus on families, children and adoption reform. She is author of two internationally acclaimed books - "shedding light on...The Dark Side of Adoption" (1988) and "THE STORK MARKET: America's Multi-Billion Dollar Unregulated Adoption Industry (2008) and more than 200 articles.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, December 13, 2010 Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics and Baby Selling?
Profit motives in a the mega-billion dollar child adoption industry and misguided do-gooders promote the redistribution of children over any efforts to ameliorate the tragedies that cause family separation and loss that leads to adoption. Prof. Elizabeth Bartholet is an extremist who believes baby selling is not serious.
SHARE Tuesday, May 27, 2008 Michael Moore Blows it on This One!
Michael Moore defends Madonna in her questionable adoption of a non-orphan, as Human Rights organizations and experts blame her for causing more harm than good.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, November 11, 2007 Rethinking Adoption: The Role of the Religious Right
National adoption month -- and programs to encourage adoption, intended to focus on the needs of chidlren in foster care -- do not distinguish and often use foster care as a smoke screen promote the big business of infant adoption spurred on by the agenda of the religious right, who are connected with many adoption agencies who are in the business of placing babies.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 6, 2007 All In One Day's News
Evangelicals call for promotion of adoption to improve their image, yet adoption is laden with corruption...
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, May 3, 2007 Guilty Until Proven Innocent; The Dark Side of Adoption
Lack of knowledge of the unregulated, entrepreneurial aspect of American infant adoption in which healthy white children are a hot commodity, can have lifelong devastating effects on mothers and their children.