On a day where we should all celebrate our nation. there are members of society who find it difficult to imagine that it would be possible for self-styled liberals to find cause for celebration on the Fourth of July.
Most universities in China are surrounded by fences and walls, often with the exits located in the four corners of the campus which are guarded by at least two people and security agents in civvies. You have to show your ID card on entering and leaving.
There is a policy myth is that churches and charities alone could take care of the problems of poverty -- especially if we slashed taxes. But this really has more to do with libertarian political ideology than good theology.
To me, the most momentous phrase in the American lexicon is when a friend calls up and says some version of, "Turn on your television... to any channel." What made last night different, though, was that the news was not bad.
From the teams who brought us Entourage as the labels Def Jam now comes Leverage Records, a division that will focus on developing and releasing projects by new talent as well as music placement in films and television.
Glen Ford worked as a Network Broadcast Journalist in Washington DC and created in 1977 along with Peter Gamble, America's Black Forum which was the first nationally syndicated black news interview program on commercial television.
The small percentage of Americans who have borne the brunt of the human costs of our Afghan war, the utter corruption of the government we are supporting, and the toll in civilian casualties all make the continuing of this war immoral.
Don't expect an outcome equal to the (mostly) peaceful overthrows in Tunisia and Egypt in every single country now affected by this "people power" movement. There are major differences from country to country.
Glen Ford worked as a network broadcast journalist in Washington, D.C., and created in 1977, along with Peter Gamble, America's Black Forum, which was the first nationally-syndicated black news interview program on commercial television.
Amid all the gloom and doom of newspapers limping or folding, there's a ray of hope in the print media landscape, thanks to innovative thinking and risk taking by publishers and editors who recognize opportunities to be seized at the right time.