Lord Ashcroft of the U.K. has decreed the “golden taps” spewing foreign aid money shall henceforth be ceased.
In a letter to the British govern...
Read Whole Story
Mealbreaker (n.): a nasty, non-edible surprise found in food while it is being eaten; often lawsuit-provoking, sometimes fabricated, always disgusting...
I can just imagine the lead of my obituary: "Jerry Zezima, a longtime newspaper columnist and certified public nuisance, died yesterday of complications from a hangnail. He was 58."
Watching this week's episode of "Glee" and seeing its rendition of the classic '80s charity song, "Do They Know It's Christmas," brought to mind the debacle that was Bob Geldof's last attempt at re-creating his Band Aid group.
Approaching what would have been John Lennon's 71st birthday, it is finally time to look back through more sober eyes, and to finally acknowledge that Yoko Ono did not destroy the Beatles.
The BBC has apologised over reports claiming millions of pounds raised by Band Aid was used to buy arms.
We should ask more questions about where public and private contributions are going.
Our collective understanding of how to "cure" hunger has matured enough to recognize that solutions lie not only in shipping food aid, but also in a new approach that nourishes people and the planet.
International aid agencies predict this winter may bring the worst food crisis to Ethiopia since the infamous famine of 1984-85.
These 10 [songs] show just how much of a jerk you can be around the holidays without anyone giving you hell for it.
Get top stories and blogs posts emailed to you each day.