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The Green Revolution

Criminally Negligent Homicide: The Legacy of Wealthy Nations That Allows Millions to Die

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Silverstein

Two award-winning reporters have collaborated on a new book entitledEnough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty. It is a page turner. Unless you simply don't give a damn, this is a must read.

Plotting the Next Moves in Obama's Chess Match with Iran

Josh Lockman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Josh Lockman

While the President should be commended for vigorously engaging with the Iranian regime, now is the time for stronger action.

Iran's Awakening

Ali Fatemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ali Fatemi

At this juncture, the US has the moral obligation to not short-circuit Khamenei's collapse. Anything that would provide Khamenei the pretext of an "external threat" will do that.

Iran Is Burning in Revolution; Not Recognizing It Can Lead to Calamity

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sedaei

No one wants to see another anti-American regime in Iran following the current one. If that's not what we want, then we must stand up with the protesters when it counts.

The American Skepticism About Helping Iranians Not Justified

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sedaei

The United States owes it to the Iranian people to do what it can to help. We should not see assistance to Iranians in their struggle now as an optional act of benevolence, but as an ethical responsibility.

Learning From Norman, and Feeding the World

Jocelyn Zuckerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jocelyn Zuckerman

If the world learned to feed itself half a century ago, why are there now more hungry people than ever before?

Iranian Protesters Win the Vote, But Time Picks Bernanke

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Sedaei

Looking beyond Ben Bernanke's merits as an effective chairman, there are three reasons why this was a poor selection on Time's part.

Jason Linkins

Iran's Green Revolution Gaining Traction, Sustainability | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Earlier this year, I had the good fortune to meet Meir Javedanfar, Middle East policy analyst for the Middle East Economic and Political Analysis Comp...

Al Gore Calls For A Green Revolution To Fuel The Economy

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"We have a climate crisis at the same time we have an economic crisis at the same time we have a national security crisis," Gore said to a cheering cr...

Saving A Billion People from Starvation

Dan Glickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Glickman

Norm Borlaug's life is both a symbol of what can be done, and a reminder of the enormous problem of global poverty we still face. Why not finish his work?

Evaluating the Legacy of the Father of the Green Revolution

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

Norman Borlaug, known for winning the Nobel Prize in 1970 for his role in the Green Revolution, died this past weekend at age 95. His life was dedicated to ending hunger through technology.

Iran: My Biggest Regret

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

In March, a few of my Persian friends from the band Shams Ensemble asked me to join them on their trip to Tehran.

The Geopolitics of Facebook

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Feffer

The world is a-twitter over the revolutionary implications of new technologies that young people almost instinctively understand and older people just don't get.

What Should A New American Policy Toward Iran Look Like?

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sedaei

From one of many emails received post-elecion: "President Obama: Thank you for being mindful and not wanting to meddle... But why would we write our protest signs in English if we didn't want the West's help?"

That's Right Folks, Lunchables are Going Green.

Abby Caran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Abby Caran

While the world seems to have embraced certain green ideals, it is still clinging hard to the idea of convenience above all else, and to disposability.

A Revelation in Midst of a Revolution

Aram Khayatpour | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aram Khayatpour

I wasn't quite sure what I felt. I was born in Iran but my family left when I was two years old. I have no memory of the country. I could never read Farsi. It was my parents who were Iranian; I was not.

Was the Iranian Election Stolen? Does It Matter?

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

If in fact the election was not stolen, and Washington (and Europe) pretend that it was, this can contribute to a worsening of relations.

What Should President Obama do? Letter Responses From Iran

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sedaei

The best way for us to know what kind of stance Iranians want President Obama to take is to ask them directly.

Learning from Iran's Past Revolutions

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Gonzalez

If the uprising can grow to include the massive bazaars of Tehran, Tabriz, Isfahan and Shiraz, it is hard to imagine how Ayatollah Khamenei would not change his tune, or even be forced to step aside.

Che Gueverette: Rodizio Slayer

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Yesiree, the ole family legacy lives on as the Butcher of La Cabana's bodacious petite-fille is out to butcher the butchers by showcasing her prime cuts.

All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Biotechnology Has Failed Us, So Why Promote It Abroad?

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

Groups like the Gates Foundation are trying to renew the idea of creating a "Green Revolution for Africa," using many of the same methods that have been so bad for India.

Who Owns Our Food? Thoughts on a New Green Revolution

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

We need to stand up for all of those voices who have no say in how their land is developed under the auspices of philanthropy.

Global Warming Deniers: The New 9/11 Truthers

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sahil Kapur

Both groups are convinced they possess a uniquely superior grasp of reality. Facts and evidence are muffled by their messianic quest to inform society of its delusions and inadequacies.

The Dawn of the Blue Revolution

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

Part II of my series on ocean resources, which was initiated with my previous HuffPost on The Coming of OTEC announcing the development of a 10 MW OTEC facility by Lockheed Martin.