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In Bangkok, Learning To Be 'An Idiot Abroad'

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 01.01.2013 | Travel
Tarun Sakhrani

Since I have moved to Asia, I have had the opportunity and been lucky enough to carry on a trend of expanding my horizons and broadening my mindset, visiting different parts of the world. Since I moved to Singapore three months ago, my travels have taken me to Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. Not only have these travels given me an education, but they've also made me realize that Karl Pilkington wasn't the only Idiot Abroad.

Scattershot Poetry Reviews -- Three Books

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 10.21.2011 | Books
Carol Muske-Dukes

I wish I had time to review the list of new books before me -- here are just three.

Chatting with The Summer Set's Brian Dales, Plus Rightsflow's Patrick Sullivan and Tedeschi Trucks Band Video Premiere

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Tedeschi Trucks Band's new album Revelator features the track "Bound For Glory," and premiering here is a live version of that song. This exclusive comes from Susan and Derek's Center Stage performance in Atlanta on April 8, 2011.

Taking the Economic Road Less Traveled

John Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Perkins

As the events in the Middle East and the tragedy of Japan's earthquake continue to unfold, we are called upon more than ever to transform the U.S. government, one that relies heavily on predatory capitalism.

Dream Big in the New Year

John Perkins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Perkins

This is the year to choose to dream bigger than the Joneses, to measure our dreams not by material wealth but by the balance of heart happiness we enjoy no matter what our bank balance.

Disappointed in the Elections? Or Not? Think Again!

John Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Perkins

The elections are over -- and you're probably disappointed. Republicans may have appeared to have won, but in fact everyone who believes in a government of, for, and by the people lost this one.

Reject U.S. Corporatocracy Ambitions in Venezuela, Iran, against Wikileaks, and ...

John Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Perkins

Venezuela, Colombia, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Wikileaks, BP, assassination squads - these are times that try our souls (to paraphrase Tom Paine)...

The True Meaning of 2012

John Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Perkins

Next time you pass by 2012 on a theater marquee, try to reflect on the true message symbolized by those numbers. The real message is a call to action based on the knowledge that we can transform ourselves.

Bottled Water: The Height of Stupidity

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Francis

Bottled water is a joke, one of the biggest consumer and taxpayer ripoffs ever. I applaud California A.G. Jerry Brown who said recently that he will sue to block a proposed water-bottling operation in Northern California by Nestle.