"Survival of the fittest" and "might makes right" got us into the mess we're in. It's time to replace these values with ones that are appropriate for the 21st century.
Communities around the world are feeling the impacts of climate change on their health, safety and livelihoods. The most recent climate science community report shows a growing threat to our communications, transportation, security and food systems.
By 2050, the cost of food could rise between 3 percent to 84 percent. Yet at the same time, the world will have 2 billion more mouths to feed.
It should be a matter of national and mass priority to pursue these things and the government that refuses to pursue them can scarcely be called a government "of the people, by the people, for the people" in any meaningful way.
Though there are many ways we could ultimately live purposefully, there are five basic habits exhibited by all people who do so. When you follow these habits yourself, you will lead a fulfilling, purposeful life as well.
Girls deserve to be the narrators of their own stories. While obstacles remain, a new generation of activists are using media to create innovative, interactive experiences that teach, inspire and give voice to girls -- and the women they will grow up to be.
The next big legislative fight (raising the debt ceiling) is just around the corner, and the Republicans can't seem to agree on what to hold as hostage.
I bet if you made these sorts of statements to the average American-on-the-street in 1964, they would have wholeheartedly agreed. Because the public simply had no idea of what was going on, back then. Those of us who know our history, however, just don't have that excuse today.
His commitment as a leader to South Africa's children was the extension of a principle that has governed leaders of traditional communities for generations: If the children are well, then all of us are well.
Women human rights defenders -- women working in defense of human rights, including the rights of women and gender-related rights -- are under attack around the world.
The tenet of science is that there is objective truth. Scientific truth is after all more enduring, while a scientist's fame can be fleeting.
Many many Americans have known and still do know people who have become fragile economically because they fell ill. People should not have to spend their last days worrying about health care costs. We are a civilized nation and now we are beginning to act like one.
The fact that the OPCW exists made it possible for the international community to prevent a U.S. attack on Syria, which had seemed inevitable just weeks ago and the likely disastrous consequences that would have followed.
Sixteen-year-old Malala has inspired not only children in her own country, but adults all around the world. It would be hard for her to return to Pakistan -- where there's current controversy even surrounding naming a school after her.
In short, the global warming deniers are as wrong as the smoke-blowers who said in the 1960s that a pack a day was fine. No one seriously argues today that tobacco isn't bad for you -- and if they did, no one would listen.
Here are some random but real hints: He chose not to pursue da office; justice delayed; we don't like the way they're purging their voter rolls; and during Lent they offer a fish alternative. Answers are at the bottom of the quiz.