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Why Did The Munich Killer Beg Us To See Him As German?

Why Did The Munich Killer Beg Us To See Him As German?

Alex Shams  07.26.2016
This is a wake up call for the Iranian diaspora: enough with these pseudo-scientific racialist theories, enough with this Islamophobia...
Two More Arrested In Connection To Nice Truck Attack, Sources Say

Two More Arrested In Connection To Nice Truck Attack, Sources Say

Reuters  07.26.2016
PARIS (Reuters) - Two more people have been arrested in connection with the Nice attacker who killed 84 people in the French Riviera city...
Germany's Munich Moment

Germany's Munich Moment

James Marshall Crotty  07.26.2016
I find it interesting when German friends lambaste me as a fear monger for having the audacity to point out that their wonderful nation...
Hey Saudi Arabia:  Let the Kids Play Pokemon (and Participate in Politics)!

Hey Saudi Arabia: Let the Kids Play Pokemon (and Participate in Politics)!

Atif Choudhury  07.25.2016
Thursday February 23, 2011 is a date I will never forget. My roommate came home late that evening, and I immediately knew something wasn't...
Trump Updates the Stab-in-the-Back Myth With

Trump Updates the Stab-in-the-Back Myth With "Hillary's Terrible Crimes"

William Bradley  07.24.2016
Many in the media took note of the massively authoritarian overtones in Donald Trump's Republican presidential nomination acceptance speech....
Trump Can Scare You, but He Can't Keep You and Your Family Safe

Trump Can Scare You, but He Can't Keep You and Your Family Safe

Dean Obeidallah  07.22.2016
His proposals on national security from his Muslim ban to "taking" ISIS' oil and "bomb[ing] the hell out of" the group have been slammed...
Republicans Want You To Be Afraid Of All The Wrong Things

Republicans Want You To Be Afraid Of All The Wrong Things

Andrew Winston  07.22.2016
There are well-documented reasons that we humans are fearful of the wrong things (from an odds perspective).
The Washington Post: Fearless and Balanced on War?

The Washington Post: Fearless and Balanced on War?

Bruce Fein  07.21.2016
Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black wrote in New York Times v. United States (1971) ("Pentagon Papers" case): "[P]aramount among the responsibilities...
All The Countries In A State Of Emergency This Year In One Map

All The Countries In A State Of Emergency This Year In One Map

Quartz  07.21.2016
A devastating disaster—either natural or manmade—can trigger a nationwide state of emergency. And there have been plenty of...
In The Midst Of The Madness: Is There Any Hope For American Civility?

In The Midst Of The Madness: Is There Any Hope For American Civility?

Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.  07.21.2016
It is no overstatement to note that with each passing day America is more the "Land of the Hypocrites and Barbarians" and less a land of...
The Best  Response - Doing Good In The World

The Best Response - Doing Good In The World

Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D.  07.21.2016
As we continue to seek answers and explanations for each individual tragedy, we must guard against becoming complacent or worse, hopeless,...