For more than a year now, ISIS and others have systematically destroyed the cultural heritage of the people of Syria, Iraq and elsewhere in the region. Not only have they shelled and bulldozed priceless historical/cultural/religious sites such as the city of Nimrud, Jonah's Tomb, and temples in Palmyra, but they have also plundered them.
The specter of foreign powers and their lobbyists distorting America's democratic system may worry ordinary Americans, but it seems that few inside the Beltway share their concerns.
Mo Elleithee loves politics so much, he's quitting it. The practice of politics, that is. He still has faith and a passion for the perfection of politics -- with hope that a new generation will find better strategies than his has.
Now living in Houston after completing his Masters in Public Health, Richards is pursuing his dual passions of fitness training and poetry. The Will Love and Love Will collection showcases layered language that captures the sometime tense other times tender feelings of giving way to love.
From age 5, students learn about what they should eat, how much they should exercise, the kinds of diseases/problems that can occur and how they can become stronger. We can easily do the same with mental health.
The world needs to put the brakes on climate change. But any plan to tackle climate change can't sacrifice economic growth if we hope to end extreme poverty, reduce inequality, and ensure that poor people gain access to energy. We need to decouple growth from carbon emissions. Here are five ways the world can shift to a low-carbon growth path.
Like at the Mosul Museum, it seems that ISIL may have used the smokescreen of destruction in Nimrud as cover to loot antiquities in order to help finance their reign of terror. That's because ISIL is not only destroying history but profiting from it.
While previous studies have examined gender roles, our paper looks beyond shifting social level metrics to determine if individuals have embraced the gender changes in society and how their attitudes influence their own preferences and behaviors.
Schools all across the country not only fall short on promises of free expression and academic freedom but openly suppress constitutionally protected speech on campus by using tools such as speech codes to shut down forms of expression that might be uncomfortable, disagreeable, or even offensive to some members of the campus community.
The Grassroot Project (TGP) was started in 2009 by Tyler Spencer, an amazing young man and currently a Rhodes Scholar, whose vision was to use sports to educate at-risk youth in the community about HIV/AIDS awareness and education.
The adhan can help us recall what gives our lives meaning, and can help us cultivate an attitude of gratefulness. It can help us look up from the cellphone in our hand and notice the blue sky, the purple shadows stretching across the snow or the smiles of those we pass by.
Here is a powerful, non-denominational prayer to be recited while opening emails, logging on to online portals, or dealing with with envelopes announc...
On the eve of Thanksgiving, the Congressional Anti-Terrorism and Proliferation Financing Task Force conducted a briefing on Islamic State in Iraq and ...
Money is important, but ultimately, it's about making an impact and personal fulfillment. For me, that comes from other people being fulfilled and feeling empowered.
A phenomenon of Mass mobs, where large groups of suburbanites worship in the city on a given Sunday, is shining new light for a day on urban parishes that are dwindling or, in some cases, have been closed.
Verma's nomination comes at a particularly important moment in U.S.-India relations. The landmark election of a new Indian government this past May led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is widely regarded as an important opportunity to refocus ties between Washington and New Delhi.