Srdja Popovic, a former Otpor leader and Founder of CANVAS will be speaking at Columbia University next week on the strategy and organization of non-violent revolution.
Despite numerous disasters of late, a source of optimism is the growing ranks of experienced sustainability professionals working hard to improve organizations throughout the world.
NEW YORK-- Leo Steinberg, the Russian-born art historian and Renaissance scholar whose work had a heroic impact on the understanding and reception of ...
Last Thursday I was supposed to engage Columbia debaters on the ethics of using animals for food. Five hours before the event was to commence, I found myself disinvited by the university.
Marvin Gaye sung 'The world is just a great big onion'. We say peel away the layers and stand and admire the color clash. For tropical flavor with...
The repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" does not, alone, justify the suspension of Columbia's objections to the on-campus integration of civilian and military education.
I predict that ROTC on campus will lead to more and better understanding of what is at stake at our current political crossroads where the only people who may unabashedly talk about serving the public are wearing uniforms.
I'm often struck by the fact that although everybody has one, a history that is, one's individual stories are seldom considered to be connected to "history."
At a recent Columbia University talk on the future of higher education, pretension threatened to overcome reality.
If "Equality is the Prime Rib of America," as Lady Gaga declared last Fall, then shouldn't we honor those who sacrifice for those values?
Mubarak was able to degrade civilian criminal court procedures and render them more like the national security courts by and through the prosecution of an unpopular minority: gay men.
Veterans play a special role. In a time when the American public is losing trust in our country's institutions, veterans represent a level of loyalty and integrity they don't find in other parts of our society.
One of the great things about being a film geek in Kansas City is that we are in throwing distance of a pair of two wonderful festivals that celebrate terrific movies from the past and first-rate documentaries.
Three imports shape US foreign policy towards Latin America: Energy, Migration, Cocaine and the Criminality that too often goes with drugs.
Larry was intellectual, literary, and one of the most brainy artists of his generation, but there was always the feeling in the art world that the more intellectual the artist, the less talented the painter.
When I first heard of the repeal I was thrilled. It was with deep sadness that I discovered that our nation's armed forces continue to discriminate against transgender individuals as well.