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Kicking Greece Out of a Borderless Europe

Stephen R. Kelly | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics
Stephen R. Kelly

The question that kept Europe on the existential edge of its seat earlier this year asked whether Greece's economic dysfunction was so severe it should be ejected from the Euro Zone, the select group of European Union countries that share a common currency.

Like a Good Referee, the Next U.S. President Should Be Measured, Courageous, and Decidedly Not the Story

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

What we need in our next President is someone who eschews the limelight, who is fully dedicated to the protection of the constitution, and who consistently calls plays the right way, despite enormous pressure.

9 Striking Photos Of Borders Around The World

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner & Gabriela Landazuri Saltos | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel

Any experienced traveler knows that it's possible to be in two places at once... and sometimes, even three. Some borders are simply metaphorical lines...

Europe's Map Is Redrawn As Azerbaijan Goes East

Till Bruckner | Posted 06.26.2015 | World
Till Bruckner

Goodbye, Azerbajian. It would be dishonest to say that we Europeans will miss you; few people over here will even notice that you've left. But it's sad to see you leaving the family nonetheless.

What Amazon Got Right From the Start

Maura O'Neill | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Maura O'Neill

When Jeff Bezos - the founder of Amazon - started offering books to the public over the Internet, he could have decided to partner with Barnes & Noble or Borders and become their online distributor.

Can You Be a Global Woman?

Christa Dowling | Posted 04.01.2015 | Women
Christa Dowling

Whatever their nationality, women share a need to better themselves and secure their families through better food, better education and more awareness in safety. Surely there are moments of humiliation and humbling ones-yet even through all these moments, even the negative ones, women move forward.

Promise Me Humanity

Melis Figanmese | Posted 03.02.2015 | Impact
Melis Figanmese

So this is the day, the last of days. Three hundred and sixty-five days of protests, lay-ins, new laws, broken laws, innocent jailing, pride, nationalism, fear and hope. This day, without failure, wipes the windshield of mud and dirt, eternally with the promise of change.

25 Years After Berlin, Do We Still Need Walls?

Peter Schurman | Posted 01.08.2015 | World
Peter Schurman

The European Union demonstrates a way forward: eliminating militarized borders, and expanding the safety perimeter to include everyone. Yes, everyone -- holding criminals, including dictators and terrorists, accountable to the law.

What Ebola Tells Us About Ferguson and ISIS

L.H.M. Ling | Posted 12.21.2014 | World
L.H.M. Ling

All three crises demonstrate the futility of erecting borders, literally and figuratively. Like a virus, animus of any kind -- whether based on race or politics or simply emotion -- can spread like wildfire.

Beyond Borders: An Unexpected Trip to Mexico With a Dying Man

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 12.13.2014 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

I didn't expect to be on a flight to Mexico. I thought I would spend most of today completing multiple unfinished writing projects that I have long neglected. Things changed when I met Ramon.

Rising Above Borders

KidSpirit | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion

A perceived wall does not only exist between India and Pakistan. This happens with countries all across the globe. We have, for some reason, decided to attribute more importance to nationality, or geography, or even religion, when instead we should focus more on our inherent qualities: our sense of self, values and ethics.

What Can You See Across a Border?

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

How can we see people across borders when we build higher and higher walls? How can we see people across borders from thousands of feet in the air?

Reduced to Tears

Bishop Stacy Sauls | Posted 09.13.2014 | Religion
Bishop Stacy Sauls

At the moment hundreds of children from Central America are risking a long, dangerous trip without adults to come to the United States to escape oppressive poverty, violence, and exploitation. They are receiving a mixed welcome, sometimes with compassion and sometimes with hostility. St. Paul's words seem relevant to me.

Border Crisis: Palin vs. Obama (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics
Dan McDermott

I discussed Sarah Palin's call for the impeachment of President Obama and the causes of the crisis on the US-Mexican border on The Weekend Show with...

Igor Bobic

How One Unlucky Journalist Learned Just How Secure The Border Is | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ask Republicans on Capitol Hill or Sunday show pundits and they'll tell you the same thing: Our southern border isn't secure -- just loo...

Dear Mr. President, Wake Up!

Edward Summers | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics
Edward Summers

Wake up, Mr. President! I can no longer stand on the sidelines. I am very concerned about the advice you are receiving!

Breaking Up Iraq Could Support Putin's Effort to Annex Eastern Ukraine

David Paul | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
David Paul

Today, the Iraq civil war is increasingly becoming a conflict between those who believe that there is --or must be -- a nation called Iraq, and those who view Iraq as a transient historical phenomenon with no inherent identity or purpose.

6 of the Most Interesting International Borders on Earth

Thrillist | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel

What do a triangular picnic table, two rivers, and a friendly volleyball game have in common? At one time or another, they've all acted as a border between two or more countries, of course!

What You Don't Know About Immigration and Border Patrol Will Horrify You

David Henry Sterry | Posted 06.10.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

I met Todd Miller after a friend told me about the amazing work he was doing on the issue of immigration, borders and the people who guard them. My pa...

We Are All Connected

Gopi Kallayil | Posted 02.16.2014 | Technology
Gopi Kallayil

I am walking along the banks of the Yamuna River in Brindavan, India. Every Bhagavad-Gita-quoting pundit-philosopher here is happy to talk to me about...

Rhetoric of a Borderless World

Suchitra Vijayan | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Suchitra Vijayan

The perennial challenges of citizenship, sovereignty, identity and governance are still very much alive in the "borderless world."

Global Brushes With Officer Krupke - Law & Order: Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.15.2013 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It's not nearly as bad as when I was much younger, when you might say I was rash, reckless and craving trouble. There was a time when I couldn't go fr...

Borders: A Texas Quartet Seeks to Erase the Line Which Divides

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 09.07.2013 | Impact
Marcel Hidalgo

Liquid Casing is a quartet from the Lone Star State. But, they are not all native Texans. John Pitale is from New Jersey, Jim Stettner is from Upsta...

The Egyptian Coup Is a Bad Precedent for All Democracies

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.04.2013 | World
James Marshall Crotty

You may not like the Muslim Brotherhood. You may not support its religion-infused politics, its arrogant brand of Islam, its views of the U.S. and Isr...

Homeland Security Approves Their Right to Search and Seize Your Electronics Without Suspicion

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 05.04.2013 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution already provides us with protection against unreasonable search and seizures for people in their "persons, houses, papers, and effects" -- is it time that we add "data" to this list?