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The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa Cape Town South Africa:LuxEcoLiving's Best Luxury Hotel 2016

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda Founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World When I say higher than a kite....believe me... a visit to Cape To...

Lion World Travel is LuxEcoLiving's Best Choice for Hotels and Safari Destinations in South Africa

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.25.2016 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda Founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World TRAVELSMITH PRESENTS: THE CHUDA'S OUT IN AFRICA Preserving Afric...

Observing the City: Exploring Dreams, Not Memes

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

The participation of diverse voices in city decision-making processes is critical to successful urban change. By diverse, I mean not just professional...

Honoring Michael Elliott - An Innovative Leader And Friend

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 07.18.2016 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

Michael Elliott lived his life to the fullest. He was a friend, a colleague, and a dedicated champion in efforts to increase the collective ability of civil society to make the world a more peaceful, just, and prosperous place.

Brexit Doesn't Mean The End Of Globalization

John M. Eger | Posted 07.16.2016 | World
John M. Eger

The world has already changed and the egg can't be unscrambled. Because of the pervasive spread of the Internet and the worldwide web every nation, every community, every individual is tied together and our interdependence is unalterable.

The Communal Police: Death Squad Of A Dying Political Regime

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 07.11.2016 | World
Sasa Milosevic

When the Council of Europe, in 2009 decided to support forming the Communal Police in Serbia, citizens through the country were presented with a promotional campaign. It was seen as a step towards the implementation of EU standards in the Serbian legislature, on its ultimate voyage towards EU membership.

End the Drug War: Philippines President Duterte Says Kill All Drug Dealers

Anthony Papa | Posted 07.10.2016 | World
Anthony Papa

A former prosecutor who ruled the court room with an iron fist, he easily scored a victory in May when he defeated his opponents and won the presidency of the Philippines.

Free Iran: The Largest Iranian Opposition of Its Kind

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 07.10.2016 | World
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

It is the world's largest gathering of those who advocate freedom and democracy in Iran. A mass "Free Iran" rally is being held in the French capital,...

One Simple Chart To Make Sense Of The Craziness Around The World

Renee Fisher | Posted 07.09.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

The Universal Hot/Crazy Matrix for the entire planet can be used either when one is planning a summer vacation, or contemplating a permanent relocation outside of the U.S. in the event Donald Trump is elected.

Congress Takes Bipartisan Stand Against Global Hunger

Lindsay Coates | Posted 07.07.2016 | Impact
Lindsay Coates

Seeing that your family has a steady and stable supply of healthy and nutritious food is a fundamental commitment--and mission--of all mothers and fat...

Hollywood and Chinese Cinema: The Future of Movies

ScreenCraft | Posted 07.05.2016 | Entertainment

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...


Sarah Huang | Posted 07.01.2016 | World
Sarah Huang

Malala Yousafzai once said, "When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful." We, as global citizens, must take it upon ourselves to be the voice of change when no one else is willing to.

How Can We Celebrate Independence Without Community?

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Jack Nadel

The 21st century has ushered in an era of unlimited and instant communication. Everyone's opinion can reach around the world. The internet does not discriminate -- it passes on the same content to thousands of different audiences but often with a variety of interpretations.

World Fashion Parade -- Fashion For Peace

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 06.21.2016 | New York
Rajan Thapaliya

The World Fashion for Peace parade is a milestone for the fashion world. Nobody has done something like this before. The ability to do new things rela...

The LADY (Happy 71st Birthday 19/06/2016)

SOE MOE LWIN | Posted 06.21.2016 | World
SOE MOE LWIN She came walking Into our lives No prior plans before She only did What anyone would do No less no more ... ...

Touring Notes From A Middle Eastern Band

Mashrou' Leila | Posted 06.17.2016 | World
Mashrou' Leila

As we make our way through the United States on this tour for Ibn El Leil, which translates to "Son of the Night," our fourth album, we wanted to share some of our more personal experiences.

French Diplomacy - The Old New Model

Jens Martin Skibsted | Posted 06.10.2016 | Green
Jens Martin Skibsted

French is still commonly held as the international diplomatic language. But why shouldn't everyone just speak English? With just 80million native prac...

Iran Prefers Clinton -- Why Trump Is Better at Dealing With Iran and the Middle East

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

Bernie Sanders would have been Iran's top preference to become the next American president. His speeches criticizing corporations, the widening gap between rich and poor in the US, and the size of American military and its involvement around the world, were even televised on Iran's state media outlets.

Middle East- Six Reasons Why Iran Will Not Leave Yemen

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 05.29.2016 | Politics
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

When a conflict erupts in a state, some countries which are not bordered with the conflict-affected state use political opportunism to direct the war ...

The Global Labor Rights Movement You've Likely Never Heard Of

Chi Mgbako | Posted 05.27.2016 | World
Chi Mgbako

When the swollen bodies of ten sex workers in the town of Nakuru, Kenya, were discovered in the fall of 2015, showing signs of torture and ritualistic killing, police did practically nothing to solve these serial murders.

24 Adorable Animal Mugshots From Around The World

How Far From Home | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

Here are a few close up "mugshots" of some of the friends we made along the way.

How Iran Dominates the Middle East? Soft Power

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 05.22.2016 | Politics
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

The mainstream media and politicians have emphasized Iran's hard power, military capacity and its army's role in the Middle East, which is part of Teh...

U.S. Support for Al Qaeda-Linked Rebels Undermines Syrian Ceasefire

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.22.2016 | World
Michael Hughes

The United States needs to do more than wag its finger at Syrian rebel groups for "comingling" with Al Qaeda-affiliated Salafist jihadists or else an already tenuous ceasefire accord between government and opposition forces is destined to collapse.

How to Be a Good Loser: A Guide to Being a Refugee

Dragana Kaurin | Posted 05.21.2016 | Impact
Dragana Kaurin

It's generally not war that refugees choose to remember, but the people who help you. My mother's colleague who snuck us out of Serbia, French volunteers who took refugee kids camping, and those who came to welcome us at the airport when we were resettled in Ohio; those are the people I think of daily. I hope Basel finds such people on his path too.

Iran Breaches the Nuclear Deal and UN Resolutions for Third Time

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

Iranian leaders have breached both the resolutions and the nuclear agreement for the third time since the nuclear deal went into effect in January 2016. Iran has repeatedly test-fired, long-range ballistic missiles and laser-guided surface-to-surface missiles.