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St. Lucia -- The Shangri-la Caribbean Island

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.19.2011 | Travel
Dwight Brown

St. Lucia is an earthly, verdant, mountainous paradise perfect for exploration and vacations.

Peace Laureates Take On The War On Women

Marianne Schnall | Posted 08.14.2011 | Impact
Marianne Schnall

Certain topics have always been hard to talk about--rape and sexual abuse ranking high up on that list. And yet we must speak up more because of the many women affected.

President Obama Gets It Wrong On the Price of Oil and the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

We need our president to act on behalf of all Americans to counter and bring to heel the massive influence, lobbying power and money of the oiligopoly. The president does not seem to understand what is happening at the gas pump.

What Makes Best Friends So Powerful?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

What is it about certain best friendships that connects us with the essential, enabling communication to traverse time and space?

Nobel Prize Snubs In Literature

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Since 1901, the Nobel Committee has honored outstanding individuals in the fields of science, peace and literature with a medal, personal diploma, cas...

Amartya Sen: The Open India (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Lydon

Amartya Sen, when I ask about this "Year of India," quips that the biggest change in the "new" India is in our non-Indian heads. Meaning: that common...

The Nobel Peace Prize Decision: Bringing Out the Worst ... and the Best

Lanny Davis | Posted 10.16.2009 | Politics
Lanny Davis

In such a dangerous world, isn't it time for everyone to apply once again the historic American tradition that politics should end at the water's edge?

Invictus Kicks Off New Campaign for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Los Angeles gets a bad rap. It's assailed for being shallow and rarely acknowledged for its good heart. But Los Angeles has a huge heart - at the center of which is pulsating non-stop activism.

Barack Obama, Nobel Peace Laureate: Whatever Happened to Awarding for Deeds Actually Done?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Russnow

It is enormously premature for Obama to be getting this great tribute, which to a certain extent cheapens the prior recipients and the work all of them performed over so many years.

The Nobel Peace Award Is Not Given for What One Has Done, But Hopefully for What One Will Do

Laura Kiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Kiss

May the American people see this gift of change and work to help President Obama rebuild a nation once loved and now destroyed by the lies of the past.

Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum and PEACEJAM on Global Healing

Lys Anzia | Posted 01.30.2012 | Impact
Lys Anzia

"During my most difficult moments and complex situations I have been able to dream of a more beautiful future," Menchu Tum says with conviction.

Obama Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bart Motes

Obama has given new possibilities to a world that only a year ago was defined by conflict. He's rejected the zero-sum game of the Bush years in favor for respect driven diplomacy.

Kim Dae Jung: A Hero for Peace

Mary Wald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mary Wald

Elegant is the first word that comes to mind. He was warm, with an IQ that kept you mentally running to keep up. He defied death, worked in the face of oppression and gave his all.

Harold Pinter Does Not Deserve the Post Mortem White-Washing He Is About to Receive

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Ever since Pinter was a teenager, he was relentlessly contrarian, kicking out violently against anything that might trigger his rage that day.