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Shattering Stereotypes: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Whether or not one committed the crime, when one is released from prison the community often fosters their own reality of that person. It goes without...

Omran doesn't need tears, Ms. Bolduan... he needs us to do our jobs!

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 08.24.2016 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

No, I am not cruel nor am I insensitive. On the contrary, I think what would have definitely been insensitive was NOT to cry upon watching the recent ...

USAGov's 11 National Parks You Can't Miss in 2016

USA.gov | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
USA.gov

Time flies whether you're inside or outside. On August 25, the National Park Service turns 100 and the celebrations are a century in the making. In fa...

The Last Letter from Melbourne

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2016 | World
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

The Letter began simply as a way to let my American friends know how my year in Oz was going. But after the third letter (Halloween and Gun Control in Oz) I thought the Huffington Post would be interested in posting them. They were.

Ukraine at a Crossroads: Could Putin Lose His Job Over Mishandling the Crisis?

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 08.20.2016 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

Anti-government protestors in Euromaidan Square, Kiev February 21, 2014 One of the unintended consequences of Great Britain's Brexit vote is that...

Why American Democrats May Be Right About Russia Using Lies in Next Email Dump

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 08.20.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Image: Hillary Clinton. Public Domain Top figures in America's Democratic Party are warning that any new release of emails that the Russians have hac...

Six Principles To Help You Repair Our Conflict-Filled Nation

Anthony Biglan | Posted 08.18.2016 | Good News
Anthony Biglan

As we struggle to comprehend the numerous tragedies this country has seen in recent years, we have a choice between continuing acrimonious public discussion or adopting peaceable, respectful communication.

Seven Ways to Orchestrate Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Amidst the sounds of bombs dropping in the Middle East one can hear sounds of guitar strings. A band of youth occupy the streets where united together...

The Next Great Victory For Birds

Hilary Cooke | Posted 08.17.2016 | Green
Hilary Cooke

One hundred years ago, Canada and the United States signed the historic Migratory Bird Treaty to protect birds from indiscriminate slaughter for food and fashion markets. Now it is time to catalyze a new era of collaborative conservation.

How Did A Weak Russia Ever Become A Great Power Again?

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 08.12.2016 | World
Jonathan Adelman

These days seem so familiar to Americans of a certain age. Everywhere the talk is of Russia again. Russia has hacked into the DNC server. Russia is on...

Beyond The Turkish Coup

George Friedman | Posted 08.11.2016 | World
George Friedman

Erdoğan is restructuring Turkish institutions, from the military to schools to the media, in ways that will support whatever moves he chooses to make. His long-term intentions - the ends toward which he is restructuring Turkish institutions - are unclear.

The United States Military: Future Challenges And Opportunities

Tania Bradkin | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Tania Bradkin

As military spending comprises the majority of the United States budget and there are correlations between politics, history, war, the economy, econom...

Libraries of Love: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.12.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine light on seven of our current seed grant recipients. While all of our projects, from those focused in...

10 Best U.S. States For Shopping

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.09.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

From states with no sales tax to destinations that are home to incredible shopping districts, these 10 states are the best in the U.S. when it comes to retail. So, bring your credit card and and empty suitcase and shop 'till you drop in any of these hot spots.

Daily Caller's, Republican Religious Freedom Hypocrisy

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 08.09.2016 | Politics
Anhvinh Doanvo

Trump-era conservatives are only interested in propping up their religious beliefs without regard for how they impact others' lives. They have no concern for the rights of all citizens. They are not leading an intellectual movement, but rather a movement for their ethno religious politics.

Decoding China-U.S. Relations

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.08.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

Citizens of any nation will naturally rally around their flag when they believe they are under attack, have been offended, or want to flex their muscl...

Vietnam Wants To Be America's Bridge To North Korea

Llewellyn King | Posted 08.05.2016 | World
Llewellyn King

Can Vietnam talk some sense into North Korea, and in so doing make itself the go-to country in Asia for diplomatic fixes? There are those in Hanoi, and quite a few scattered across the foreign policy establishment, who think so.

Women in Politics and American Society: A Tale of Two Firsts

Nicole Evelina | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Nicole Evelina

When we think of women in politics, their inclusion in places of power seems to be a recent occurrence, but women have been raising their voices since...

"UNSG: Breaking The Last Glass Ceiling"

Ernesta Redi Neudert | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Ernesta Redi Neudert

This year has seen the impressive rise of strong, inspiring women at the forefront of global politics. Hillary Clinton stands an excellent chance to be elected as the first female President of the United States. Britain has just elected its second female Prime Minster in Theresa May, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel's principled humanitarian position on the refugee crisis has given Europe much needed leadership. It is obvious why some people say this is the 'Year of the Woman'.

The Sanctuary of Sport: A Testimony of Olympism in Action

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

Sport has always been a part of Jamal Khalil Atkins' life. The second son of Albert William Atkins and Jeannette Sykes Atkins, Jamal's parents incorporated a philosophy of life that exalted and combined a high respect of body, will and mind.

Asia on the Medal Stand: Rio Forecasts

East-West Center | Posted 08.04.2016 | Sports
East-West Center

By Marcus Noland, Non-resident Senior Fellow with the East-West Center and Executive Vice President and Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute ...

Brexit Ignites the 'Brexodus'

Ali Jahangiri | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Ali Jahangiri

It's becoming known as the "Brexodus." The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union--"Brexit"--has inspired a global exodus of sorts, spar...

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine the spotlight on seven of our recent seed grant recipi...

America's 'Vietnam Syndrome' With Afghanistan Needs To End

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 08.03.2016 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

This Vietnam syndrome must come to an end in Afghanistan. It is reminiscent of a slot machine gambler who pours money into the machine, hoping to get the jackpot that never materializes, leaving the machine exasperated and broke. Neither Bush nor Obama learned the bitter lessons of Vietnam, and both poured money and resources into a failing enterprise with no end in sight.

The American Answer To A Questioned Democracy

Alfredo J. Ramirez | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Alfredo J. Ramirez

It seems Americans, like most people, are naturally against foreign state interventions or manipulation, especially when the outcome has significant consequences for the future of our nation and international arena.