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As One of Them -- Carole Alfarah Documents the Attacks on Civilians in Syria

As One of Them -- Carole Alfarah Documents the Attacks on Civilians in Syria

12.11.2014
"Today carrying a camera is like carrying a weapon. Who ever might stop you and start interrogating you for taking pictures."
Terrorists, Thugs and the King of the Jews

Terrorists, Thugs and the King of the Jews

12.11.2014
As Christians, we can't preach about the cross as a life-giving moment, while continuing to participate in the same dehumanizing, degrading,...
America Held Hostage

America Held Hostage

12.11.2014
Consistency is the hobgoblin of little countries: Superpowers can do whatever they wish. But the United States enjoys only the illusion...
Thomas Becket and the CIA Torture Report

Thomas Becket and the CIA Torture Report

12.10.2014
Former President Bush, in a careful statement, praises the CIA operatives as "patriots," while not either condoning or defending their...
Psychologist Defends Harsh CIA Interrogations

Psychologist Defends Harsh CIA Interrogations

By KEN DILANIAN  12.10.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the CIA set out to design a program to elicit intelligence from captured terrorists, it turned to two former Air...
Dear Washington: Kick Out This Iranian Militant Cult

Dear Washington: Kick Out This Iranian Militant Cult

12.10.2014
There is no chance the MEK could win over the Iranian people if a potential regime change took place--something various legislators in...
Architects Of CIA Torture Program Raked In $81 Million, Report Reveals

Architects Of CIA Torture Program Raked In $81 Million, Report Reveals

Paul Blumenthal  12. 9.2014
WASHINGTON -- Two psychologists were paid $81 million by the CIA to advise on and help implement its brutal interrogation program targeting...
Congress Tells Us What Academics Already Know About Torture: It Doesn't Work

Congress Tells Us What Academics Already Know About Torture: It Doesn't Work

12. 9.2014
The U.S. Senate just issued a report that said torture doesn't work. It confirmed a mountain of research from academics over the years...
An Open Letter to Malala in Oslo:  Forward Together Against Fundamentalism

An Open Letter to Malala in Oslo: Forward Together Against Fundamentalism

12. 9.2014
As you yourself said, "The extremists are afraid of books and pens, the power of education frightens them. They are afraid of women." ...

Malala and Motivation

12. 5.2014
When asked what made her fight for education, she describes how badly she felt when her school was closed, how it made her realize how...
Global News Community Stands Its Ground Against 'New War On Journalists'

Global News Community Stands Its Ground Against 'New War On Journalists'

12. 5.2014
We are both sobered and saddened by this steady drumbeat of horrific news about our colleagues trying to do their jobs. We realize that...

Silence Will Not Save Us

12. 3.2014
Even if we choose to have civil conversations with each other about tense topics, it is no guarantee we can solve them instantaneously....

An Open Letter to Tarek Fatah: Can You Sit This One Out?

12. 3.2014
As Canada's very own fake-outrage machine, most of us ignore your statements or shake our heads at them in disgust. This particular post,...
The Long Game vs. Today's Global Challenges

The Long Game vs. Today's Global Challenges

12. 2.2014
There are so many crises that when we turn our attention to working to bring one of these under control - or trying to reduce the suffering...