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World Leaders, Mourners Stand In Solidarity With Nice

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 07.15.2016 | World

World leaders and mourners around the globe are standing in solidarity with Nice, France, after a truck plowed through Bastille Day celebrations Thurs...

Whose Century Is It?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Those post-9/11 dreams of global domination shared by the top leadership of the Bush administration proved wildly destructive and it's gotten no better since. Consider the vast swath of the planet where the devastation is most obvious: the Greater Middle East and North Africa. Then ask yourself: Are we still in the American Century?

Photographer Reveals How He Got The 'Truth' Out Of Vladimir Putin

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.20.2016 | Arts

Platon, a photographer who's worked with many top world leaders, was sent to Moscow in 2007 to take pictures of Russian president Vladimir Putin when ...

Paris Mayor Joins Growing List Of World Leaders Fed Up With Trump

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics

Let's hope Donald Trump wasn't planning on taking his private jet to Europe anytime soon: The number of cities that would welcome him is shrinking by ...

Calling All World Leaders! Please Help Us Change What is on the World's Plate

Suzy Amis Cameron | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Suzy Amis Cameron

It is no secret that I am empowered by choosing a plant-based diet. Every time I pass by the meat, eggs and dairy at the market, I say a quiet "No, th...

True Solidarity: 'Standing With Paris' Means Securing A Strong Climate Change Agreement

Dena Adler | Posted 12.07.2015 | Green
Dena Adler

It is critical to achieve a climate agreement this year, and solidarity means continuing to hold each other accountable to increase ambition in the future.

Faith in Our Humanity

Mary Paleologos | Posted 11.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Paleologos

Spread love and kindness to your fellow man. Open your heart to the magic of life. Offer support and hope to people that need it. Be the leader that you know you were born to be and show humanity there is another way.

Where Are All The Women In World Politics?

Rachel A. George | Posted 10.14.2015 | Women
Rachel A. George

We must look forward to the day when such photoshopped images removing men from political leadership do not reveal empty rooms, but instead depict engaging and inclusive spaces where policy affecting women and men alike can be proposed, debated and progressed.

A New Hampshire Primary For President Of The Planet

The Huffington Post | LaurenWeber | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics

Imagine the world is a giant New Hampshire and the 2016 primary election is this week. We here at First to Last 2016 are doing just that, inspired by ...

These Zodiac Signs Are Most Common Among World Leaders

Posted 06.13.2015 | World

Can your zodiac sign predict your future as a leader of nations? News website Vocativ and its data visualization partner Dadaviz analyzed the zodi...

Oscar-Worthy Performances by World Leaders (Paris Edition)

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics
Chaker Khazaal

It should not escape notice that a handful of the world leaders who were at the march advocating freedom of speech do not uphold this right in their own countries, much less promote it. It made me think of an Oscar-worthy performance, ending when the credits rolled and everyone went home.

An Open Letter to World Leaders

Malala Yousafzai | Posted 03.17.2015 | Impact
Malala Yousafzai

If this does not change, we fear you and your fellow leaders could be sleep-walking the world towards one of the greatest failures of recent history. It's not too late to rise to the occasion.

Yoga Is Official! United Nations Adopts International Yoga Day

Sister Jenna | Posted 03.09.2015 | Impact
Sister Jenna

I wonder and remain optimistic that International Yoga Day is not only shifting the body, but it becomes an official day where everyone can choose to shift their minds towards a more empowered state.

Taking Yoga to Government

Sister Jenna | Posted 01.18.2015 | World
Sister Jenna

I wonder if world leaders observing this call to greater awareness are also waking up to a new dimension of leadership, for both themselves and those they've been tasked with leading.

Why President Obama Needs to Listen to American Muslims

Lorna Byrne | Posted 10.31.2014 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I am told that if a small group of American Muslims drawn from both the Sunni and Shia strands of Islam, and from different ethnicities come together to discuss solutions they will come up with ideas that can lead to breakthroughs.

The Most Awkward Photos Of World Leaders Watching The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 06.27.2014 | World

The 2014 FIFA World Cup has so far produced some striking photos of festive fans from around the world, but none of them quite compare to the supremel...

The Art of George W. Bush

Mike Smith | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Mike Smith

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10 World Leaders' Weird Jobs Before They Ruled The World

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

They now rule nations, make laws, and command armies. But these country’s leaders used to spin decks, teach karate and entertain cruise ship passeng...

The World's Richest Leaders Are Even Richer Than You Thought

Posted 12.02.2013 | World

Ever wondered just how rich the richest world leaders really are? To put it in perspective, President Obama may be worth several million dollars, but ...

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Dwight Brown | Posted 01.26.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

There is so much more to Mandela's life story, and this revealing bio-film fleshes out those details while definitively establishing the psyche of a man who is best described as an earthly saint.

NSA Reportedly Monitored Phone Calls Of 35 World Leaders

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2013 | Politics

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - The United States monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders according to classified documents leaked by fugit...

LOOK: The Most Resilient World Leaders

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson and Eline Gordts | Posted 08.22.2013 | World

Egypt released former president Hosni Mubarak from prison Thursday, beginning a new chapter in his tumultuous and unpredictable trajectory on the worl...

Where Our World Leaders Vacation

The Huffington Post | Elliott Snyder | Posted 08.10.2013 | World

Ever wonder what it's like to vacation like a royal? While a long weekend at the beach might sound nice, our world leaders take it to the next leve...

Providing Sound Leadership in Our Time

Zhivargo Laing | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Zhivargo Laing

Even with sound leadership, the pressing issues of our time will be difficult to resolve. So imagine how much more formidable that task will be without sound leadership. What are the pressing issues of our time?

Women as Agents of Change

Trisha Mani | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Trisha Mani

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpg We must take a stand if we want the 21st century to be one of change and reformation, one that converts oppression into opportunity for women worldwide.