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The World Is Bifurcated and Disrupted

Said Elias Dawlabani | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Said Elias Dawlabani

Why have ideas of contemporary thinkers like Thomas Friedman proved to be incomplete only ten years after they defined the brave new world we live in. Today's world changes at the speed of light and, unless these thinkers can ride on those light particles their insights will only paint a partial picture that lasts for no more than a minute.

The Middle East: From Saddam to ISIL to Nation Building

Elza S. Maalouf | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Elza S. Maalouf

For the West to act surprised and plead ignorance about the quick rise of ISIL is like asking the reader to forget about the allies' actions that led to this moment in history.

South Africans Reinvent Themselves for the 21st Century

Elza S. Maalouf | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
Elza S. Maalouf

An interview with a candidate on reigniting Mandela's vision Twenty years after the end of apartheid, South Africa seems to be at a new crossroad. T...

The Obama Presidency and Complex Systems

Said Elias Dawlabani | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Said Elias Dawlabani

If you're wondering why every president ends up with white hair when he leaves office, please read on because this post is for you. I have been critic...

The Psychosocial DNA of Capitalism

Said Elias Dawlabani | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Said Elias Dawlabani

Yes, this means Obamacare, and yes this means taking care of our poor and less fortunate. But the government that we have today that is designed from the fourth level system -- whose values have been rendered obsolete and has been hijacked by lobbyists and special interest -- can't do it.

Divine Feminine Alert

Elizabeth Debold | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Debold

I'd like to challenge one of the most popular beliefs of our era: that women have a profoundly different value set than men, and that embracing these particularly feminine values will change the world.