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Post-Election Ferguson: Bipartisan Congress to Demilitarize Police

Post-Election Ferguson: Bipartisan Congress to Demilitarize Police

10.21.2014
The time is now to change the way we police America before hundreds of thousands of more pieces of military gear go to main streets across...
Public Worry Over Remote Threats

Public Worry Over Remote Threats

10.21.2014
Humans, like many successful species on the planet, are evolutionarily a skittish and risk-averse bunch. Yet we are also supposedly the...
Video Appears To Show Islamic State Militants Stoning A Woman To Death

Video Appears To Show Islamic State Militants Stoning A Woman To Death

Sophia Jones  10.21.2014
ISTANBUL -- A gruesome video being circulated online by Syrian activists appears to show extremists from the hardline Islamic State group...
Climate Change on the Nuclear Subcontinent

Climate Change on the Nuclear Subcontinent

10.20.2014
Unlike Syria, Bangladesh is not currently in full crisis. But the fault lines of its environmental, economic, and sociopolitical vulnerabilities...
Americans Believe Inequality Is The World's Greatest Threat. Other Countries Think Differently

Americans Believe Inequality Is The World's Greatest Threat. Other Countries Think Differently

Nick Robins-Early  10.20.2014
Surveyors from the Pew Research Center asked thousands of participants in more than 40 countries to select what posed the "greatest threat...
Returning to Jaffa Road

Returning to Jaffa Road

10.17.2014
I lived through and observed this saga up close and have always been inspired by the strength and courage of Len and Vicki Eisenfeld and...
ISIS Has Captured 3 Warplanes, Witnesses Say

ISIS Has Captured 3 Warplanes, Witnesses Say

10.17.2014
By Sylvia Westall BEIRUT, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State in Syria are training members of the group to...
How Roger Waters is Failing the Palestinian Children

How Roger Waters is Failing the Palestinian Children

10.16.2014
Campaigns that fuel anti-Semitic sentiments do not promote peace, they promote the interests of Hamas, which poses the biggest threat on...
The Reason You Can't Always Hear The Moderate Muslim Voices

The Reason You Can't Always Hear The Moderate Muslim Voices

10.16.2014
Islam today is being cannibalized by cancerous strains of fundamentalist religious ideologies that are promoted by wealthy and powerful...
The 'Shocking' Terrorism Statistic 'You Would Never Hear' On Network News

The 'Shocking' Terrorism Statistic 'You Would Never Hear' On Network News

Ryan Buxton  10.16.2014
The fear of terrorism has hung over the United States like a dark cloud in the 13 years since 9/11, but New York Times reporter James Risen...
Secret Order Cancels Guantanamo Hearing On FBI Spying -- Government 'Transparency' In Action

Secret Order Cancels Guantanamo Hearing On FBI Spying -- Government 'Transparency' In Action

10.16.2014
I really hope family members of victims of the 9/11 attacks weren't planning on attending the hearings scheduled at Guantanamo Bay this...
Met Director Responds To Controversy Surrounding 'Anti-Semitic' Opera

Met Director Responds To Controversy Surrounding 'Anti-Semitic' Opera

Priscilla Frank  10.16.2014
If the latest controversy in the world of opera is your thing, you're likely familiar with the heat building around John Adams' "The Death...
U.S.-Led Airstrikes Stall ISIS Militants' Advance On Kobani

U.S.-Led Airstrikes Stall ISIS Militants' Advance On Kobani

Humeyra Pamuk  10.16.2014
MURSITPINAR, Oct 16 (Reuters) - The advance of Islamic State fighters on Kobani stalled on Thursday according to a monitoring group,...

From Bali to Baghdad: Victims, Survivors, and Other Collateral Damage

10.15.2014
The first stage of any dialogue in a conflict is to take the victims, survivors and their families seriously as a sign of solidarity that...