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Barack Obama Nobel Peace

Who Has the Right to the American Dream?

Hank Azaria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Hank Azaria

Determined to Succeed helps low socio-economic students fulfill their dreams. I've seen firsthand how much of a difference we can make by reaching out to those less fortunate.

Past Nobel Peace Prize Winners (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

US President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday. The prize has been awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo since 1901, with break...

The Nobel Obama

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Brenner

Following in the rhetorical wake of Barack Obama is like being the clean-up crew after the Imperial cavalry have passed. A disagreeable but necessary duty in the interests of public health.

What Did He Do?

Dr. Leo Rangell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Leo Rangell

Obama's very election affected a major change, altering the mood of the country and the world from cynicism and doubt to optimism and hope. This was "doing" a great deal, in one move, by bringing about one event.

Obama's Nobel: Paris and Berlin

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

The different national responses to the Nobel award shed some light on what may be the reaction when it dawns on people that Obama is not the long awaited American messiah.

Obama Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bart Motes

Obama has given new possibilities to a world that only a year ago was defined by conflict. He's rejected the zero-sum game of the Bush years in favor for respect driven diplomacy.

War and Peace

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

The subtext of Obama's speech is that he can be exempt from the constraints of moral leadership implicit in the receipt of the Nobel Prize and still use it as a political marketing tool. But it doesn't work that way.

Barack's Nobel: A Symbolic Gesture of Hope to the World's Youth

Scott Atran | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Atran

The award of the Peace Prize to Obama is a symbolic gesture to youth all over the developing world who have a new hero. Perhaps the ability to simply inspire hope now indeed merits a Nobel.

Oslo's Calling

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

What worries me is, what kind of message are we sending kids? Bomb the Moon. Win a Peace Prize. You know what's next. People are going to want to bomb Mars. Just to see what happens.

Nobel Oblige

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nancy Snow

The prize places this very new American president in the position of herculean expectations to fulfill his vision that the world might live together peaceably in a nuclear-free environment.