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Time's up for Robert Mugabe

Russ Feingold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Feingold

Regional leaders' patience is wearing thin as Zimbabwe's humanitarian crisis worsens. The challenge now, though, is to translate public criticism into concerted pressure that raises the stakes.

Happy Birthday, Declaration of Human Rights

Jack Healey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jack Healey

2008-12-08-ferrell_dechuman.jpgThis is a video of artists, activists and children reading the Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- send it to everyone you know.

Talking with the Dalai Lama: What Would You Ask if You Had Just Ten Questions?

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathleen Falsani

The delightfully imperfect documentary, which tells the Dalai Lama's story with rare historic footage, got me thinking: What would I ask His Holiness if I had 45 minutes alone with him?

Desmond Tutu on Obama and Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Sean Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Jacobs

"If you believe in the rule of law, then you are going to say the ICC is one particularly important instrument, because it is an instrument that is saying we will no longer tolerate impunity."

Setting a New President in Pet Adoption

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Wendy Diamond

Okay, so President-elect Obama, if you ever read this I would like to give you my advice. Please adopt from a city shelter!

Frank Talk on Race and Prop. 8

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

In moving forward, we must build a coalition that embraces a universal set of principles. If we stupidly divide ourselves by sexual orientation or race, we can only expect a race to the bottom.

Desmond Tutu Compares Obama to Nelson Mandela; Calls Him "Post-Racial" President

Sean Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Jacobs

Tutu counsels that Obama "could squander the goodwill that his election has generated if he does not move quickly and decisively on the international front."

It's Time to Set Them Free

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kumi Naidoo

Today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we call on all citizens of the world to take action against the structures and rules that perpetuate the deepening poverty and inequality in our world.

Words Of Wisdom From The World's Most Famous Senior Citizens

Times Online | Andrew Zuckerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Andrew Zuckerman, a 30-year-old photographer and film-maker has spent the last year travelling the globe, photographing some of the world's most iconi...