I wonder if world leaders observing this call to greater awareness are also waking up to a new dimension of leadership, for both themselves and those they've been tasked with leading.
Allying with Kurdish forces means we can better fight ISIS, as well as empower a Democratic, secular, autonomous region to remain as a front against religious extremism in the area with the same investment.
For a man who is one of the top billionaires in Dubai, Khalaf Al Habtoor should rest easy. He is one of the most respected businessmen in the United Arab Emirates, has become an international figure, and is self-made. But he has more work to do.
Yarrow credits his half-century of performing with Peter, Paul and Mary for giving him a platform that allows him to address global issues -- the Middle East and climate change, among others -- at the highest levels. At least as important, his musical legacy affords him credibility with kids.
Next week, Arab American leaders from a dozen key electoral states will convene in Washington to map out a political strategy for 2016. Despite the very real challenges facing these leaders, this generation of Arab Americans can approach the future with some confidence given the progress that has been made the last three decades.
I am not magnificent in these moments; I am the low point in the day. I am the monochromatic cloud cover outside. I am the simple quiet room lit only with the low light of the grey day outside the window. I am the small one, the quiet one, the one with nothing to say and nothing to do.
Competing claims to Jerusalem as the capital for both Israel and a future Palestine reflect the need for a new architecture of waging comprehensive peace, where the cultural universal domain rises above the geo-politics to become a template of hope.
When you make friends with the present moment, you feel at home no matter where you are. When you don't feel at home in the Now, no matter where you go, you will carry unease with you.
Too often, we get frustrated with ourselves about our behavior without considering that part of us believes there's a good reason for that behavior. ...
The Tag Meir Forum -- which includes Jewish, interreligious and Arab-Jewish groups -- has become an important voice for moderation and peaceful coexistence in Israel in recent years, a voice that is not heard loudly or broadly enough in our society lately.
The truth is we end stress in the present moment--right here, right now--not once and for all. We either end stress by choosing to be undaunted and at peace the moment a stressor raises its head ... or we don't. Peace is the polar opposite of stress and anxiety.
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How do we break the mind-forged bars of fear that presently keep us on the treadmill of war, annihilating our Constitution, eliminating our civil liberties, and dismissing any hope for a domestic economy in which everyone has an opportunity to survive?
We need an advanced league of nations to help the earth survive, and we need it now. We are only surviving on this overcrowded planet of seven billion due to unprecedented levels of cooperation between all of us in the last 60 years.
Seven months ago, I attempted snowboarding. Choosing the lesson option first, the instructor was patient and kind. I was doing well enough and was about to go to the actual bunny slope to try my skills, but first I wanted to try one more move with both boots on the board.
Every day, along with 40 other daily givers, I have the privilege of making seed grants to up and coming social change leaders around the world. All o...