The Huffington Post recently published a piece by Anna Clark about "Killing Ed," a new documentary by Mark S. Hall. A few days later, David Dunn, Executive Director of the Texas Charter Schools Association (TCSA), responded to Ms. Clark's post. What is quite striking is how Mr. Dunn totally avoided addressing Ms. Clark's major point of concern. The question is why?
Tough tasks await incoming Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu. In the upcoming days, the Davutoğlu administration will show us whether it is possible to maintain a delicate balance between freedom of expression and national security without damaging democratic principles such as the rule of law and freedoms.
In today's diverse world, there are hundreds of social movements rooted in religious traditions as a tool of pluralism and Hizmet Movement, uniquely a Turkish and Islamic one, is only one of them. My take of it is that it is wonderful since we need many sincerely devoted hearts to make the world a better place.