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A Unique School Struggles to Preserve an Ancient Culture

Hilary Cadigan | Posted 06.29.2015 | Impact
Hilary Cadigan

This year, Mor Wah Kee saw its first two alumni graduate from college, and two more enter to begin their secondary degrees. When I asked a classroom full of sixth graders who else wanted to go to college someday, nearly all the hands shot up.

Conflict Flares in Myanmar as Reforms Slip Into Reverse

Doug Bandow | Posted 04.22.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

Friends of liberty worldwide should offer aid and support to Burmese activists seeking to transform what remains an authoritarian system. Such assistance best comes outside of the U.S. government, lest democracy promotion be seen as yet another tool of American foreign policy.

Thailand Journal: Southeast Asia's Switzerland

Francis Levy | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

When you consider the history of Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar, you wonder, what happened with Thailand? The Thais never were part of French In...

Tropical Storm Karen Dissipates

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE and JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

LAFITTE, La. (AP) — After days of lumbering toward the Gulf Coast, the storm system Karen dissipated Sunday as storm preparations in the region were...

Comedian Rob Delaney Extends Reddit AMA on YouTube Live Show

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.12.2012 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

When asked how to get out of jury duty, Rob replies, "Get arrested." He did four years ago. And now he's all set. "So, be a man, and then also commit crimes."

A Minor Diversion: Hill Tribe Trekking In Chiang Mai

Diya Luke | Posted 02.05.2012 | Travel
Diya Luke

Like most Karen, Ser wants to maintain his way of life but understands that tourism will be a threat to his village if youth like him don't empower themselves to guide it in the right direction.

Villa for the Blind (PHOTOS)

Arthur Nazaryan | Posted 02.04.2012 | World
Arthur Nazaryan


Put Public Safety First

Felton Newell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Felton Newell

As a criminal prosecutor in California, I and others who work in the criminal justice system share the frustration of victims of crime who feel like the state government has failed us again.

RED ALERT: Civil War Looms in Burma

Jeff Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Schneider

They have been preparing for this crisis since 1994. They have built a disciplined, equipped, determined force not of hundreds, not of thousands, but ...

Does Law of Attraction Work for Getting Clientele?

Karen Luniw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Karen Luniw

I always like to say 'garbage in, garbage out' which illustrates the negative side. Instead, let's rephrase and live 'sparkling pure potential in -- sparkling pure potential out'.

Karen Independence Movement: Seven Decades Of Futility?

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

At 60 years, the Karen resistance against the three A's -- annihilation, absorption, and assimilation -- is either the world's longest-running war for independence or its most extended exercise in futility.