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Our Eternal Enemy: We Must Stop the New Cold War

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | Posted 09.24.2016 | World
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

By David Wemer When nineteen-year-old American swimmer Lilly King emerged from the pool after winning the women's 100-meter backstroke at the Rio Oly...

What To Read On Trump(ism)

Cas Mudde | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Cas Mudde

This list is not meant to be exhaustive and will undoubtedly miss some other useful resources. If anyone knows additional books that provide solid analysis, rather than political advocacy, on the radical right in the US, please suggest them in the comments.

No End To The Cold War's Expensive Nuclear Legacy

Llewellyn King | Posted 09.21.2016 | Science
Llewellyn King

It was the Cold War, and it was a potential race to Armageddon. The Soviet Union produced an excessive number of nuclear warheads, and we did likewise.

Chess for Success: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

At the end of this month, Walt Disney Productions will release Queen of Katwe, a film that highlights the story of a young Ugandan girl whose world ra...

This Weird Trick Set Me Free, Could It Work For You?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 09.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: Woman wearing veil (image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers pe...

Haiti's First Free Elections In Years Hold Promise Of Bold Progressive Change

Danny Glover | Posted 09.20.2016 | World
Danny Glover

The United States isn't the only country in the midst of a drawn out election campaign marked by voter discontent and demands for bold, new policy directions that genuinely respond to the needs and aspirations of ordinary citizens.

Race for the White House: The Greatest Circus on Earth

Stephan Richter | Posted 09.18.2016 | Politics
Stephan Richter

Treating politicians like horses in a race is not only much more fun than covering complex political developments. It has the added advantage that it is far easier to comprehend for large audiences.

The New Syrian Ceasefire is a Strategic Defeat for the United States

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 09.21.2016 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Ministeer Sergey Lavrov announcing a new Syrian cease fire, Geneva, September 9, 2016 Phote court...

Rocket Scientist Defies Diversity Gravity: Ray Anderson Tells How

Carol J. Carter | Posted 09.16.2016 | Business
Carol J. Carter

Today, many companies want to be inclusive, diverse and promote people of all backgrounds equitably but often struggle to take a homogeneous culture a...

The Next Refugee Crisis

Joshua Hampson | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics
Joshua Hampson

Every refugee added to already bursting camps strains those camps' ability to help them, bends services and infrastructure towards the breaking point, and risks extremists slipping past security.

InVESTing in Our Future: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

For close to a year, refugees from the Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East have been fleeing by the masses to pursue hope and better l...

Why This Transgender 10-Year-Old Sat For The Pledge Of Allegiance

Eli Erlick | Posted 09.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Eli Erlick

In the 5th grade, I was facing violence from my classmates, teachers, and school’s staff every day. When the other students called me slurs, beat me...

Polar Politics: The Competition to Control the Arctic Heats Up

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 09.11.2016 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

Artika, Russia's latest nuclear-powered icebreaker At the height of the cold war, the polar region was one of the centers of the superpower's shado...

U.S., Russia Reach Deal On Syria Ceasefire

Reuters/HuffPost | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.11.2016 | World

The United States and Russia hailed a breakthrough deal on Saturday to put Syria’s peace process back on track, including a nationwide ceasefire eff...

Together, We Remember September 11

Carolyn Lukensmeyer | Posted 09.12.2016 | Politics
Carolyn Lukensmeyer

Our country is better than this. We need to focus on what unites us, not on who yells the loudest. We need to support each other in times of need, because we all find ourselves in need at one point or another. And we must to work together to find answers to the difficult issues of our time.

Why Is Meningitis Still Causing Deaths On US College Campuses?

Utibe Effiong | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Utibe Effiong

I know about this disease first-hand. I contracted it during my first few weeks of college and I nearly lost my life. I spent two weeks in coma and lost my hearing. I had to put off medical school for a year while I recovered.

Trump's Rise Is Everyone's Responsibility

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

Republicans aren't solely responsible for income inequality in America any more than Democrats are for the country's immigration problem. It has taken two to tango on these, and a variety of other topics, over the course of decades.

From Conflict to Peace: The Rise of a UN Secretary-General from the East

Michael Jacobsen | Posted 09.12.2016 | World
Michael Jacobsen

Co-Author Zuzana Palovic - CEE and Migration Expert & Co-Author Gabriela Bereghazyova - CEE and Corruption Expert Is the world ready for Miroslav L...

US and China Join Paris Agreement, Bringing it Much Closer to Taking Effect

Eliza Northrop | Posted 09.08.2016 | Green
Eliza Northrop

Last week, the United States and China formally joined the Paris Agreement in a ceremony in Hangzhou, China ahead of the G20 Summit. President Obama a...

Russian Fighter Jet Flew Within 10 Feet Of U.S. Spy Plane, Officials Say

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 09.14.2016 | World

WASHINGTON/BERLIN (Reuters) - A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea an...

Feeding the Future: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.07.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Throughout our unique paths of life, it is safe to say that we are all working towards something... It could be ending world hunger or working to make...

Global Sports Administrator To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Louis Bolling | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Louis Bolling

Last year President Barack Obama delivered remarks and answered questions at a town hall with young leaders of the Americas at University of the West ...

The Intriguing Case of the Russian the Americans Wanted But That Armenia Wouldn't Turn Over

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 09.04.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Image: Computer programming. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com A Russian computer programmer whom Armenia had detained briefly at America's request is back in...

It's Time For World Leaders To Support Fossil Free Finance

Vrinda Manglik | Posted 09.01.2016 | Green
Vrinda Manglik

Starting this weekend, the G20 -- a group representing the governments of 20 of the world's biggest economies, including the United States and China -...

7 Takeaways of Trump's Visit to Mexico

Ariel Moutsatsos | Posted 09.05.2016 | Latino Voices
Ariel Moutsatsos

1. The Mexican Government's invitation to Trump (and Clinton) was a serious strategic and historic mistake for Mexico. It was a big unnecessary bet wi...