Islam gets a bad rap -- mostly because it is not understood by large populations of uneducated followers who misinterpret the content and context and are guided primarily by the cultural context of the countries where they reside -- the neighborhood if you will.
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Take it from , founder of the Theme Park Guy -- an elaborate website that details his travels to worldwide theme parks--that empty parks are the place to be. Here he advised us on 8 of the world's emptiest theme parks.
Blocking accountability and seeking to blame others for its crimes, even when premeditated is a KGB tactic, but only marginally successful. Putin should have learned the lesson that the truth is bound to come through.
While elected officials pose as Great Emancipators for purging the Confederate battle flag from TV reruns, slavery thrives in the real world - and these same officials are actually encouraging it.
Spending one year in Silicon Valley can make a big difference in the lives of students about to graduate from university. For then NUS students Siu Rui Quek, Lucas Ngoo and Marcus Tan, their one-year immersion in Silicon Valley would inspire them to use technology to solve problems at a large scale.
If you haven't read Robert Reich's explanation in the July issue of The Nation of how Goldman Sachs engineered Greece's downfall you really ought to take a look. And please note this isn't the only country in the world in which Goldman Sachs has become a persona non grata.
Will the 21st-century global order be led primarily by might and military muscle or rights and norms? We may get an answer in the near future. The...
Ladies of Malaysia, your year-long nightmare is over. The underwear thief of Penang has been caught. According to the Straits Times, a serial snatcher of ladies' undergarments has been nabbed red-handed -- thanks to one red bra.
None of the claims generating so much controversy is worth war. China is carefully using "salami tactics," successively grabbing small pieces of a larger whole to avoid a conflict. But who is prepared to fight even for the larger whole?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a 12-country NAFTA-style trade deal with two serious problems. It doesn't work, and it's bad for democracy.
"Come on, Alec, let's do it!" "Okay Liz, let's cash in our savings, pack our bags, and hit the road." Meet Alec and Liz, two NYC professionals who quit their jobs and tossed their armchair to the curb.
What forces of fate allow thousands of people to cross the same terrain without seeing the crashed airplane that John Weisheit discovered on May 20th?
If the administration and House members shrug off Malaysia's poor human rights record, they are sending a message to the rest of the Malaysian economy and any other country that competes against Malaysia in the global economy: The U.S. will not enforce global rules on human trafficking.
While in Florida, the Malaysian Department of Fisheries' Director General and I submitted a turtle-excluder device (TED) that had been designed specifically for use in Malaysia to the NMFS for rigorous testing. Every turtle escaped in less than one minute. This was a crucial turning point.
Last week, President Obama's credibility on trade policy took another punch in the neck. For months, arguments in favor of the huge new trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership have fallen flat with the public. His "hit parade of failed arguments" gives the deal an air of desperation.