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Joel Brinkley

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reporter Joel Brinkley Dies at the Age of 61

Keith Runyon | Posted 05.17.2014 | Media
Keith Runyon

Brinkley had a crisp and witty sense of humor. He recoiled at identification as "the son of," but he inherited an inheritance from his father that served him, and his readers, well for more than thirty years.

Futility in a Blue Helmet

Rebecca Tinsley | Posted 01.26.2014 | World
Rebecca Tinsley

The UN must support its own soldiers in Central African Republic and the existing force in Darfur when they try to do their job. Otherwise, why do we bother to extend this false hope to civilians facing ethnic cleansing? The answer, of course, is that sending Blue Helmets makes us feel better.

Vietnamese Lunar New Year: Time For Racism And Homophobia?

Khanh Ho | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Khanh Ho

The racism, Vietnamese Americans have been quite vocal about; the homophobia, Vietnamese Americans have remained largely silent on. I think, though, that these two are interlinked. And if we don't begin to address this fact, the new year will not be so new.

America Finances Atrocity in Afghanistan

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

During the mid-term election debate we barely heard a discussion about Afghanistan. Why is that? It's a war that's costing us $30 billion dollars a ye...