As a father, I adore my children. I too want my kids to be safe and to enjoy healthy self-esteem. Those are noble desires. Our problem is they make poor goals. They should be a means to an end, not the end.
No one "deserves" to be subjected to rape culture, not Beyoncé and not the young woman on the metro. This is where gay men and straight men have one commonality: our maleness. Gay and straight men alike can promote misogyny, and with unwanted touching, this is exactly what we do.
Since Israelis and Palestinians live interspersed they are already compelled to cooperate on areas of mutual responsibility such as border security, migration, right-of-return, dual-citizenship, public services, trade and employment.
Armed conflict in Kachin state is a hindrance to Burma's democratic transition. The conflict also damages Burma's credibility as it happens when the international community has begun to show great interest in the country.
If you were following the CTU strike, you might have been dismayed by the union's failure to suspend the strike last Sunday night. We have an inside perspective from UIC Professor Steven Ashby, who helped organize the contract campaign.
The expanding definition of "life" or "alive" is not only a consequence of joyful abuse of language and metaphors, but also the outcome of an increasingly able gaze upon the things that make -- and with which we make -- the world we supposedly know.
We find these views to be mutually relevant... that all people, by virtue of their basic humanity, deserve the opportunity to live, work, and associate according to the dictates of their own consciences and capacities
Dr. Mike Lynch has lately been called "the UK's first software billionaire" because he recently sold to Hewlett-Packard his once-upon-a-time startup turned the UK's largest software company, Autonomy, for $11.7 billion.