Observant Muslim women's soccer players won a first victory on Saturday with the International Football Association Board's decision to allow players to test specially designed headscarves for the next four months.
In both the "developed" and "developing" worlds," migrants' labor struggles are deepened by social alienation. In Malaysia, exploitation of Filipino and Indonesian migrants is rampant in sectors such as domestic work.
It may seem crass to make a dictators' dead pool. But given the murderous history of some of strongmen who might be on the list, it is not unreasonable to think through the means and implications of their departure.
Is there a democracy at either end of the missiles, warships or troop deployments? Suddenly I'm back on the sidewalk with the Occupy movement, which has arisen to confront the corporatocracy and its subservient media.
Turkey and Saudi Arabia sit on opposite sides of the spectrum, the first a Sunni state defined by its secularism, the latter a Sunni state defined by its sect, and yet the countries have never been closer.
If we gave Corporate America the same tax benefit to on-shore instead of off-shore, we could cut taxes, provide billions to pay down the debt, create millions of jobs, promote exports and cut the size of government.
As the Gulf Cooperation Council expands, the Arab world will be split into the monarchical and the republican regimes. Will this herald a new Arab Cold War or will the spirit of the Arab Spring us into a more promising future?
For ten years millions of Arabs were held hostage due to the acts of a minority. During this time tens of thousands of lives were lost in senseless violence that only a megalomaniac would be able to justify.