If we continue to only look overwhelmingly to male leaders who refuse to embrace the nurturing instincts that are symbolized by the feminine then we will miss the opportunity for a better future for our children.
Just like most of you, I've been spending the last day just watching videos and reading spin from all sides. Here's my 50 cents on the whole mess (and it is a mess, a mess of Israel's making): this is going to damage Israel badly.
The private sector is adept at many things; financing political outcomes shouldn't be one of them. To transform our democracy, we must make elections publicly-financed, issue-based contests, open to all.
Forcing China to choose whether to veto, abstain, or approve a resolution condemning North Korea's actions would signify a choice between being a responsible world power or covering up a blatant act of war.
Now, for the first time in my life, there is a level of fear for me attached with being -- and looking -- Latina. A few times now I have returned home during the day after realizing that I didn't have my U.S. passport on me.
Diamond District's socially conscious lyrics are a welcome relief from the materialism of mainstream rap. Their voices seem bigger than their years, their flows sharpened with a DC drawl, and their delivery confident.