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The Voices of Inclusion and Peace: Missing From the Conversation?

Desmond Tutu | Posted 12.08.2014 | World
Desmond Tutu

Bringing a country or a region out of conflict has taken leaders coming from the ground up, not leaders installed by a super power to serve its economic interests. There is one word today that such leaders seem to understand, repeat, and live by that seems to separate their successes from failures elsewhere. The word is inclusion.

ElBaradei: The Opportunity

Mary Wald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mary Wald

We have a chance to get on the right side of history on this one, by finding a way to throw some weight behind Mohamed ElBaradei. The Nobel Peace Prize winner in the middle of the crowd. With the megaphone.

A Mother's Story of Resilience and Agony

José Ramos-Horta | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
José Ramos-Horta

This is a story of a mother, Eliza, and a father, Frederico, who together have 10 children, five boys and five girls, an almost typical Timorese family. But there is something sad and tragic about this family.

Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei: Is the Arab world ready for reform?

Mary Wald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mary Wald

According to former IAEA Director General Dr. Mohamed EdBaradei, Egypt is quickly moving toward the ranks of failed states. He is now fighting to break the spell of fear and institute fair and open elections.

Archbishop Tutu: Bravo, Your Excellency

Mary Wald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mary Wald

Desmond Tutu told us what we need to hear often. Now we should find ways to carry his message of justice, compassion and forgiveness forward to our audiences ourselves.

Invictus Kicks Off New Campaign for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Los Angeles gets a bad rap. It's assailed for being shallow and rarely acknowledged for its good heart. But Los Angeles has a huge heart - at the center of which is pulsating non-stop activism.

Kim Dae Jung: A Hero for Peace

Mary Wald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mary Wald

Elegant is the first word that comes to mind. He was warm, with an IQ that kept you mentally running to keep up. He defied death, worked in the face of oppression and gave his all.

South Africa Disses the Dalai Lama: We're About Human Rights, Just Not Yours

Mary Wald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mary Wald

Like the Olympics, the 2010 World Cup has the world's attention. It also became a chance for China to step in and force its anti-Dalai Lama message onto the stage.