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China Likely to Become Aircraft Carrier Superpower Soon

AsiaToday | Posted 07.24.2016 | World
AsiaToday

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - It seems that China is ready to launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier (CV), the Type 001A, ...

Invisible At Fifty

Dani Alpert | Posted 06.22.2016 | Comedy
Dani Alpert

I recently read an interview (more like a Q&A) with author, Elizabeth Gilbert, in The New York Times In Transit section. Now while I wasn't one of those readers who went insanely gaga over EAT, PRAY, LOVE, I was inspired by her latest work, BIG MAGIC.

Doing Business At The Speed Of Love

Jennifer Love | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." - Eleanor Roosevelt You know the saying, "Success in business is all about mak...

An Open Letter From Your Highly-Sensitive Yoga Student

Dr Lauren Tober | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr Lauren Tober

Unfortunately, even though we're flocking in large numbers to your studio, yoga classes aren't always the best places for us Highly-Sensitive People.

The Last Temptation Of America

John A. Tures | Posted 03.26.2016 | Religion
John A. Tures

This Easter, I hope you'll think about where we are, where we're going, and what we can do to, as Langston Hughes put it, "Let America be America again," instead of a path not so different from those biblical temptations.

Did You Know You Have Superpowers?

Amy Steinberg | Posted 01.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Steinberg

Perception, perspective and choice. These are your superpowers. You are a powerful, dynamic creator. Did you know that? Your thoughts, words, feeling...

Dear Santa, Please Give Me Superpowers for Christmas

Monika Szamko | Posted 12.02.2015 | Parents
Monika Szamko

My six year old daughter just penned and sent her first letter to Santa. The two things she asked for were a package of mint chewing gum [check!] and ALL the superpowers in the world... After some contemplation and careful consideration Santa wrote back to her - here is his reply.

America's Changing Role In The World

Kathleen Hicks | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Hicks

The international system is shifting in ways not yet fully understood. Critics have pointed out the Obama administration's failure to articulate its vision for the U.S. role in a world evolving along so many dimensions. Yet the administration is not alone.

Hug a Loved One

Miriam Ava | Posted 10.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

Hug a loved one today. Or two. Or tout le monde. Showing your love is the most (super)natural state of being. It's who you are. A conduit of love, for...

Wield Your Sensitivity As a Superpower

Sonia Sommer | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Sonia Sommer

The last time someone said to me, "God you're so sensitive," I responded, "I know, I'm so lucky." I haven't always been excited about my constituti...

Independent Superpower

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | Posted 08.27.2015 | World
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

The U.S. has tried to act as the world's policeman while ignoring the mounting costs, our increasing divergence from allies, the growing ability of regional powers to resist our influence, and the increasing decay of our political institutions at home.

Global Perceptions of China as a SuperPower

Robert Moran | Posted 08.16.2015 | World
Robert Moran

Today at the Festival of Politics in the Scottish Parliament we'll be discussing alternative perspectives on the rise of China as a global superpower.

What Superpower Do All Working Mothers Need?

Lela Davidson | Posted 03.14.2015 | Parents
Lela Davidson

More than good ideas, more than strategy, more than flawless execution, maybe even more than luck, what separates successful people from those who consistently struggle is the ability to keep calm

Why Grammar Is Important

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 08.28.2014 | Education
William B. Bradshaw

In high school or college, students of Asian heritage have the reputation of making the highest grades in the class, and the average American student ...

What If We All Had Superpowers?

Matt Murrie | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Who didn't spend their childhood wondering what it would be like to fly through the air, shoot lasers from your eyes, or read people's minds? But what...

And Then There Was One

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

What, after all, are we to make of a planet with a single superpower that lacks genuine enemies of any significance and that, to all appearances, has nonetheless been fighting a permanent global war with... well, itself -- and appears to be losing?

China's Dual Personality

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.29.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

For now, China is having its cake and eating it too. Hopefully and presumably, once China rises to the zenith of its power in the coming years, it will mature to the point where it will no longer want to be seen as both a developing and developed country.

Is America the Greatest Land on Earth?

Richard Schiffman | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
Richard Schiffman

Why won't I say that this is the greatest land on earth? For starters, because no land is the greatest land. Greatness is a pie that all have a piece of, but none can claim as their own exclusive possession.

Welcome to Disneyland

Alexander Goerlach | Posted 10.15.2011 | World
Alexander Goerlach

The strategic importance of the Old World is declining. That does not mean that the emotional bonds of the transatlantic relationship must fray. But Europe is dropping down on the list of priorities.

I Have to Ask: If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

Posted 09.18.2011 | Women

Microphone in hand, I set out to ask perfect strangers one question that I just had to ask – if you could have any superpower, what would it be? ...

The Reluctant Superpower

Blythe McGarvie | Posted 09.21.2011 | Business
Blythe McGarvie

For the U.S. to capitalize on a new willingness for a strong U.S. foreign presence, that presence must truly serve all people and our ideals, not our interest.

Drone Reporting

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Koehler

The media can spread ignorance not merely by reporting inaccurate information, but by purveying even accurate or partially accurate information in a context devoid of the least moral intelligence.

Obama in Asia: Meeting American Decline Face to Face

Juan Cole | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Juan Cole

Beneath the pomp and splendor of Obama's journey through Asia has lurked a far tawdrier vision -- of a much weakened president presiding over a much weakened superpower, both looking somewhat desperately for succor abroad.

America's Unjustified Fears

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

America is not Rome. As long as the United States preserves its values and constantly improves them, it will remain the world's only superpower.

Why the U.S. Needs More Immigrants

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

If we want to maintain our superpower status, assure economic growth, save Social Security and other entitlement programs, we need a growing pool of (immigrant) tax payers to fund it.