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Jonathan Hollander's Battery Dance Company 38 Years Later

Jim Luce | Posted 10.18.2013 | Arts
Jim Luce

I've always considered myself fortunate to meet the people who are doing big things--positively impacting lives in meaningful ways. Recently I met a ...

UN Continues to Sacrifice African Lives for Political Expediency

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 06.17.2013 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The grim month of April is here once again. Nineteen years ago the world stood by and watched the unthinkable become reality. Are we willing to force change?

PHOTOS: Thousands Of Refugees Flee Devastating Clashes

The Huffington Post/Reuters | Posted 05.10.2012 | World

Thousands of women and children have abandoned their homes in Congo, fleeing recent clashes between the Congolese military and troops loyal to the not...

Embarrassment of Riches: Conflict Diamond Regulation Breaks Down

Michelle Chen | Posted 02.10.2012 | World
Michelle Chen

The catchphrase "blood diamond" doesn't tell the whole story of injustices embedded in the world's mines, which systematically devalue the lives of men, women and children in the pursuit of the Earth's riches.