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China Likely to Become Aircraft Carrier Superpower Soon

AsiaToday | Posted 07.24.2016 | World

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - It seems that China is ready to launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier (CV), the Type 001A, ...

Music Strings Together Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine a spotlight on seven recent recipients of seed grants, allowing their visions to become a reality. This...

baddieani: Artist Of The Future

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.19.2016 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

Aniebietabasi Ekong, known to the Internet as baddieani, is a whole new breed of artist, the kind that that could only exist in the Internet Age.

The Kingdom Is Safe

Khairuldeen Al Makhzoomi | Posted 07.18.2016 | World
Khairuldeen Al Makhzoomi

Jordan must be highly vigilant in its fight against ISIS, especially if it wants to continue playing such a critical role within the coalition. Even though ISIS has not launched a thorough offensive against Jordan, the writing is already on the wall.

Love Your Mother Earth: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine light on seven grantees whose environmentally friendly projects are bringing justice to the vast planet...

Guns Really Cause Police Shootings

Nigel Barber | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Nigel Barber

The pattern is clear enough. Handguns are very dangerous for the police and the public alike but what to do with this evidence is a lot trickier.

The Climate Post: Study Quantifies Climate-Change-Related Deaths

Tim Profeta | Posted 07.14.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

A study in Environmental Research Letters suggests a fifth of premature deaths during a 2003 heatwave in Europe are linked to human-caused climate cha...

Us and Them: The Sociobiology of Bias, Fear, and Hatred

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I concur with the New York Times editorialists who, among others, declared President Obama’s speech in Dallas this week a rhetorical highpoint of a ...

Presidential Candidate Dr. Lynn S. Kahn: The Government Mechanic

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Hillary Clinton isn't the only woman with government experience running for President. Clinical psychologist and presidential candidate Dr. Lynn S. Kahn has been reinventing and transforming government from the inside for 32 years.

How Can We Unite If We Don't Even Understand Each Other?

Living Room Conversations | Posted 07.13.2016 | Impact
Living Room Conversations

by Jacob Z. Hess, Partner, Living Room Conversations It's been a rough month in America. From Orlando to Dallas, from Louisiana to Minnesota, the bl...

China and The Philippines' Dual South China Sea Challenge

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

The ruling raises a host of questions - for China, for the Philippines (which brought the action against China to the PCA), and for the other nations bordering the South China Sea, which also have ongoing disputes with Beijing on the same subject.

Your State Probably Has A Higher Incarceration Rate Than Most Countries

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics

Many U.S. states have incarceration rates that top any major country’s. Even Massachusetts, the state with the lowest incarceration rate, outranks 1...

Take A Walk In My Shoes

Jamell N.A. Henderson | Posted 07.11.2016 | Black Voices
Jamell N.A. Henderson

When I saw the breaking news that another African-American man was gunned down at POINT-BLANK range by a police officer, whom he and his partner was able to tackle this man down and restrain him, my reaction unfortunately... is blank.

Bees Pollinate Possibilities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees whose projects range from arts and animal rights to environmentalism and education. ...

"Black McDonald's" Has Been An Important Part Of My American Experience

Angela Dorn | Posted 07.08.2016 | Black Voices
Angela Dorn

I got my first paying job at the "black McDonald's" in Clayton, Missouri. Everybody called it black McDonald's because almost all of the staff was black, even though Clayton was almost completely white. That McDonald's was a refuge; it was one of the few places where a black teenager could easily find work in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Pedagogies Of The Traumatized

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 07.08.2016 | College
Gina Athena Ulysse

There is a mini-poster by journeyman printer Amos Paul Kennedy on one of my bookshelves. This black block print on cardboard contains an equals sign w...

10 Up-&-Coming U.S. Cities To Visit NOW

Refinery29 | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel

Sure, New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago are all cool, but isn't it about time we heard about some less-obvious trip destinations in this massive country of ours?

From Russia with Love and Back Again: Rostropovich's Exile and Return

ADST | Posted 07.07.2016 | World

Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered officia...

The Best Beach In Every Single U.S. State

PureWow | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel

As they say, life’s a beach…and when it comes to sweltering hot summer weather, there’s nowhere we’d rather be. Here, the best beach (by which...

On Settlements, Israel has Runs Circles Around One US President After Another

Alan Elsner | Posted 07.06.2016 | World
Alan Elsner

Over the weekend, the Israeli Prime Minister's office announced plans to build 1,400 new housing units across the Green Line in response to a wave of ...

The Europeanization Of America

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 07.05.2016 | World
Jonathan Adelman

As Great Britain moves towards its exit from the European Union, the prime question will soon be answered: Will the United States follow the British example of putting country first, or will it emulate other European powers?

The Meaning of America? Ask My Family

David Harris | Posted 07.04.2016 | World
David Harris

To truly understand the meaning of America, ask someone who wasn't born here. In my case, that's easy.

Debating Militancy In Post-2003 Iraq

Luay Al Khatteeb | Posted 07.03.2016 | Politics
Luay Al Khatteeb

The Evolution of Sunni Insurgency Talk by Luay al-Khatteeb at Al Khoei Foundation, CASS, 1 July 2016 The 2003 regime change in Iraq ignited a diffe...

Dinners for Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.02.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are acknowledging seven grantees whose novel ideas are allowing vast communities to become engaged in sustain...

Senior Advisor to President Obama Explains Why Incarceration Rates Are So High in the US

Quora | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics

Why are incarceration rates in the US so high relative to other countries? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelli...