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A Last Goodbye to André Glucksmann

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 11.14.2015 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

The strength of an intellectual, whether any Little Father of the Peoples like it or not, can rival that of divisions. And that is not counting the damage that André Glucksmann's intellectual action has done to the rationalizations for dictatorship and to the theories of its apologists.

This Painting Humanizes the Refugee Crisis

Margaret Sullivan | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics
Margaret Sullivan

What troubles me as much as the humanitarian crisis itself, however, is the hateful tone in the public discussion in this country about immigration more broadly. And not just from politicians, although the candidates' fulminations are disturbing, particularly coming from those whose parents or grandparents were refugees and migrants.

"Boat People" in Southeast Asia: 1979 and 2015

Richard Walden | Posted 05.15.2016 | Impact
Richard Walden

We need to remind the younger officials and leaders in the recipient countries that this has happened before and that pushing new or potential arrivals away from their shores condemns them almost certainly to death or imposes severe risks to their health and well-being.

Maya Angelou, a "Sign" and Me

Richard Walden | Posted 07.28.2014 | Black Voices
Richard Walden

I had dinner with Maya Angelou at a friend's home in Pacific Palisades the very day a friend and I dreamed up a humanitarian relief flight to help hun...