Unfortunately, for us in America, some of our narrow and localized views of world politics hinder us from digging deep and understanding world and sectarian conflicts such as those that have given rise to ISIS
The Twittersphere was on fire last night as hundreds of thousands paid tribute to Jon Stewart who said goodbye after 16 years on The Daily Show. Stephen Colbert told an emotional Stewart on last night's show, "We owe you because we learn from you."
When children and adults are deprived of the basics to sustain life, their health suffers, which greatly impacts their educational and overall life opportunities. On issues of poverty and for the sake of humanity, we all must work on the same side.
The Spanish legacy in the US is something nobody seems to have a clue about. Neither Americans, nor Spaniards. Two thirds of the actual territory of the U.S. was once under Spanish rule, and for some reason, that fascinating part of history has never been told.
If the remarkable pattern of monthly Republican frontrunner changes had structural reasons, then the pattern could be repeated in the general election campaign, with potentially several minor party candidates rising in polls.
After all, it was the synergy of consumer demand and technological innovation that gave us these incredible little smartphones. Isn't it about time we did the same for contraception? Why should our smartphones be sexier than sex?
As I sat on the National Mall this weekend looking over the thousands of people at the Capitol, I couldn't help but think that the people who gave birth to the United States had this in mind when they talked about freedom of speech.