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Danish Police Confirm Details Of Copenhagen Attacks

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 02.18.2015 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police say the gunman behind weekend shootings at a free speech seminar and a synagogue in Copenhagen used an assa...

Why Teens Become Terrorists and What Schools Can Do

Alan Singer | Posted 02.17.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

The West has to find a way to copy and compete with groups like ISIS. It will not be through Common Core. The best way to establish a sense of membership and a sense of purpose for young people is by promoting civic activism, in schools, in communities, in municipalities, and in the broader society.

Danish Intelligence: No Sign Copenhagen Gunman Was Planning Attacks

AP | KARL RITTER and JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 02.17.2015 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Despite a warning from prison authorities that the gunman behind a weekend shooting spree in Copenhagen was at risk of be...

Jews Are Not at War With Islam. But Jihadi Terrorists Have Declared War on Jews Worldwide

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 02.16.2015 | Religion
Ian Reifowitz

We have to ask ourselves what it means that Jews worldwide have become targets in this way. We also have to ask ourselves what we are going to do about it as a society. As for me, I'm furious. I'm also scared for myself and my family. Lest we forget, the goal of terrorists is to strike terror in its target audience.

Denmark Arrests 2 Suspected Of Helping Gunman

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 02.16.2015 | World
Read More: Denmark, World News

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish gunman who attacked a free-speech seminar and a synagogue in Copenhagen was released about two weeks ago from ...

Cartoons: Art and Entertainment or Lethal Weapons?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.15.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Saturday's smaller replay in Copenhagen of Paris' Charlie Hebdo massacre that left three dead (including the suspected shooter) and several injured begs the question: are cartoons art and entertainment or lethal weapons?

Denmark Chief Rabbi: Slain Jewish Guard Was 'Irreplaceable'

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 02.15.2015 | Religion

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Sunday called for the "massive immigration" of European Jews to Israel following a deadly shooting near ...

Police: 1 Killed In Shooting At Copenhagen Free Speech Event

AP | Posted 02.14.2015 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A gunman opened fire Saturday on a Copenhagen cultural center, killing one man in what authorities called a terror attack...

Recognizing This Potential Demands Action

Pioneers for Change | Posted 02.10.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

I never thought that I would work within education. If someone would have asked me 10 years ago about such a career choice, I am fairly convinced I would have said that is not for me.

Living in (Almost) Perfect Societies with (Other) Average People

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 02.05.2015 | Books
Nancy Graham Holm

It is said that most people can't tell one Nordic country from another. Maybe so, but what they do know is that these nations are exceptional. This collective exceptionalism is worth studying up close and Michael Booth's book is a good place to begin.

The Power of a Single Story

Pioneers for Change | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

I was seven and on vacation in France with my mother. The air was filled with the scent of lavender. On a trip to the local village a dishevelled man pushing a shopping trolley full of plastic bags approached my mom begging.

A New Year, the Same Path

Aurelia Condrat | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
Aurelia Condrat

2015 extends the crises of the Middle East. They impact the entire world, starting with the riots from 2009, continuing with the disastrous policies...

'Green News Report' - January 13, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Keystone XL pipeline clears Nebraska court hurdle, moves to US Senate; ...

Charlie Hebdo: Middle East Blowback?

John Feffer | Posted 01.10.2015 | World
John Feffer

The Charlie Hebdo killings, whatever their connections to the current wars in the Middle East, were acts of terrorism that should be handled by law enforcement.

What the Danes, Swedes and Dutch Do in Winter

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.06.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Does Northern Europe exist in snow? The travel industry says no. Ski areas aside, most tours and cruises adventure to Scandinavia, Germany and the Netherlands in June and July, when the days are stretched out and soft, like fondue that's been melted in a pot.

Olafur Eliasson: A Riverbed Inside the Museum

Louisiana Channel | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Like lava from a volcano, Olafur Eliasson's fascinating installation 'Riverbed' runs through the Danish Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. The highly praised artist here shares his intriguing thoughts behind the installation.

Cat With Unique Face Proves That 'Looking Different Doesn't Mean You Can't Be Fantastic'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.19.2014 | Good News

This feline was overlooked because of his unusual appearance, but now he's in a happy home with a family that finds his quirky features all the more l...

How to Set a Global Table for Thanksgiving

Fathom | Posted 01.12.2015 | HuffPost Home
Fathom

The Japanese, Danish, and Swedes are known for their clean, simple aesthetic, making their homeware lines an invaluable source for a minimalist traveler's dream dinner table. Here are a few pieces I'm looking to add to my collection.

The Danish Culture's Competitive Design Advantage

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Pernille Grønbech Every culture has its own distinctive signature, which molds its unique competitive advantage. This is reflected i...

These Tiny Islands Have More Sheep Than People

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel

If you want to get away from it all, and by all we mean all, you should probably make haste to the Faroe Islands, where wild, beautiful nature is ever...

The Beauty Of Scandinavia's Street Art Culture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It isn't just Nuart any more. Scandinavia is taking their mural festivals seriously thanks to buoyant economies, arts programming support, and a gr...

LGBTI Rights Around the World: A Work in Progress

Kyle Knight | Posted 11.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Kyle Knight

In recent years, the world has seen enormous human rights gains with respect to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. However, there have also been substantial setbacks.

Rachel Lienesch

Europe Wants U.S. To Do Dirty Work Against ISIS

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 09.12.2014 | World

Residents in a number of European countries strongly support the American air strikes that have been launched in Iraq, but are much less supportive of...

Book Review: Agent Storm, My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA

Peter Van Buren | Posted 11.11.2014 | Books
Peter Van Buren

Storm's own blustery self-image and the bit of unrealness noted aside, Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA is a decent read for anyone watching the world of intelligence who also appreciates a good story.

A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
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Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.