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The New EU Presidency - Contenders And Odds (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This Thursday, the European Council is expected to announce their first-ever elected President. However, with a baffling selection process taking pl...

Vancouver, Multicultural Gateway To The World

Sunil Chacko | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sunil Chacko

Compassion, forgiveness and interdependence were major themes at the dialogue. The reality that despite outward differences humanity is largely the same was brought home by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu

New Charter for Compassion Website to Launch Sunday

Amy Novogratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy Novogratz

TED winner Karen Armstrong and the Dalai Lama will call on the world to begin the world-wide, grass-roots movement to restore compassion to the center of religious, moral and political life.

The Goldstone Report: Three Strikes and You're Out!

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

By the time the Goldstone mission "considered" Israel's entry into Gaza, the result was a foregone conclusion. Context? No way. Balance? Forget about it. The verdict? Already in

AIPAC's Proxy War on Obama

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

Despite the harshness of the AIPAC and ADL attacks, and the hurt, no doubt, they have brought to Mary Robinson, I am convinced that this entire episode had less to do with her than it does with the President.

Medals Of Freedom: Obama Honors Ted Kennedy, Harvey Milk And 14 Others

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 16 people, including political ally Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, ...

From Climate Science to Climate Justice: Climate Change a Symptom of Man's Inhumanity to Man

Sanjay Khanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sanjay Khanna

The salient and problematic underlying political reality is that it climate change the culmination of longstanding processes of colonization and realpolitik.

Stories To Live By, Thanks To "The Elders"

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

People around the world tell stories at this time of year - around the table, by reading aloud to one another, and through song. These tales are a way...

Speak Up for Human Rights: The Price of Silence is Much Too High

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marcia G. Yerman

2008-12-09-marcia_silence.jpg In an effort to rally attention to the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Amnesty International is releasing the international song and video, The Price of Silence.

The Ideal Combination for President: Women Governors

Laura Liswood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Liswood

McCain or Obama will be only the third president in history to go directly from the Senate to the White House. To me, women governors are more likely to possess the skills senators have to acquire.