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Rising Above Borders

KidSpirit | Posted 09.17.2014 | Religion
KidSpirit

A perceived wall does not only exist between India and Pakistan. This happens with countries all across the globe. We have, for some reason, decided to attribute more importance to nationality, or geography, or even religion, when instead we should focus more on our inherent qualities: our sense of self, values and ethics.

What Can You See Across a Border?

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

How can we see people across borders when we build higher and higher walls? How can we see people across borders from thousands of feet in the air?

Reduced to Tears

Bishop Stacy Sauls | Posted 09.13.2014 | Religion
Bishop Stacy Sauls

At the moment hundreds of children from Central America are risking a long, dangerous trip without adults to come to the United States to escape oppressive poverty, violence, and exploitation. They are receiving a mixed welcome, sometimes with compassion and sometimes with hostility. St. Paul's words seem relevant to me.

Border Crisis: Palin vs. Obama (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics
Dan McDermott

I discussed Sarah Palin's call for the impeachment of President Obama and the causes of the crisis on the US-Mexican border on The Weekend Show with...

Igor Bobic

How One Unlucky Journalist Learned Just How Secure The Border Is

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ask Republicans on Capitol Hill or Sunday show pundits and they'll tell you the same thing: Our southern border isn't secure -- just loo...

Dear Mr. President, Wake Up!

Edward Summers | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics
Edward Summers

Wake up, Mr. President! I can no longer stand on the sidelines. I am very concerned about the advice you are receiving!

Breaking Up Iraq Could Support Putin's Effort to Annex Eastern Ukraine

David Paul | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
David Paul

Today, the Iraq civil war is increasingly becoming a conflict between those who believe that there is --or must be -- a nation called Iraq, and those who view Iraq as a transient historical phenomenon with no inherent identity or purpose.

6 of the Most Interesting International Borders on Earth

Thrillist | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

What do a triangular picnic table, two rivers, and a friendly volleyball game have in common? At one time or another, they've all acted as a border between two or more countries, of course!

What You Don't Know About Immigration and Border Patrol Will Horrify You

David Henry Sterry | Posted 06.10.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

I met Todd Miller after a friend told me about the amazing work he was doing on the issue of immigration, borders and the people who guard them. My pa...

We Are All Connected

Gopi Kallayil | Posted 02.16.2014 | Technology
Gopi Kallayil

I am walking along the banks of the Yamuna River in Brindavan, India. Every Bhagavad-Gita-quoting pundit-philosopher here is happy to talk to me about...

Rhetoric of a Borderless World

Suchitra Vijayan | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Suchitra Vijayan

The perennial challenges of citizenship, sovereignty, identity and governance are still very much alive in the "borderless world."

Global Brushes With Officer Krupke - Law & Order: Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.15.2013 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It's not nearly as bad as when I was much younger, when you might say I was rash, reckless and craving trouble. There was a time when I couldn't go fr...

Borders: A Texas Quartet Seeks to Erase the Line Which Divides

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 09.07.2013 | Impact
Marcel Hidalgo

Liquid Casing is a quartet from the Lone Star State. But, they are not all native Texans. John Pitale is from New Jersey, Jim Stettner is from Upsta...

The Egyptian Coup Is a Bad Precedent for All Democracies

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.04.2013 | World
James Marshall Crotty

You may not like the Muslim Brotherhood. You may not support its religion-infused politics, its arrogant brand of Islam, its views of the U.S. and Isr...

Homeland Security Approves Their Right to Search and Seize Your Electronics Without Suspicion

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 05.04.2013 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution already provides us with protection against unreasonable search and seizures for people in their "persons, houses, papers, and effects" -- is it time that we add "data" to this list?

Buy A Letter From Final 'Borders' Sign

Posted 03.25.2013 | Books

The final Borders sign was removed from the flagship store in Ann Arbor earlier this year, and the building's owners are now offering the letters for ...

656 Weeks on the Killing Fields of Arizona

Gabriel Schivone | Posted 02.10.2013 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Schivone

On any given Thursday evening a dozen to 30 people crowd together in a somber circle at the historical El Tiradito ("Castaway") shrine in the Barrio Viejo neighborhood of Tucson.

Gina Ryder

Behind The Scenes Of The Afghan-Pakistan Border

HuffingtonPost.com | Gina Ryder | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

Dislocation is something photographer Suchitra Vijayan is no stranger to. She grew up in India but hasn’t lived there in 11 years, yet she’s ofte...

How Is There Still Racial Profiling in the 'Post-Racial' Age of Obama

Keith Rushing | Posted 11.26.2012 | Black Voices
Keith Rushing

Now, next month, many of us may have cause to celebrate a major milestone again if America's first African-American president prevails and is the first president of color to be re-elected. Yet we must not forget the unfinished business of racial justice in America.

PHOTOS: Crossing The World's Most Dangerous Borders

Posted 09.23.2012 | Travel

In America, we hear a lot about "The Border," the line of barbed wire and desert separating Mexico from Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. Tha...

When Border Alarmist Talking Points Go Wrong

Kristian Ramos | Posted 09.25.2012 | Latino Voices
Kristian Ramos

Despite numerous reports showing a marked decrease in violence in the region, members of Congress continue to characterize the region as an out of control war zone.

GOP House Moves On Controversial Border Bill

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow the Border Patrol to circumvent more than a dozen envir...

Will The GOP Ever Invest In the Infrastructure for Legal Immigration?

Kristian Ramos | Posted 08.08.2012 | Latino Voices
Kristian Ramos

With virtually no chance of anything immigration related passing in the House or Senate, investment in the legal flow of commerce and people at our border is a great compromise on legislative action in an election year.

Gift Hard Holders May Lose Their Money

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 05.30.2012 | Money

Gift cards aren't always a sure bet when it comes to gift giving. Two Borders gift card holders are learning this the hard way as they fight to red...

On Anti-immigration Laws and the Supreme Court

Leo Pierson | Posted 06.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Leo Pierson

The American sociologist, Erving Goffman, famously wrote, "By definition...we believe the person with a stigma is not quite human. On this assumption we exercise varieties of discrimination."p