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Freedoms

Defend Your Natural Rights

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.09.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Our rights to free speech and religious freedom are among the many fundamental ri...

The Envelope, Please! Announcing The First Annual 'Blurbie' Awards for Truly Ridiculous PR

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.05.2014 | Media
Peter Mandel

As a travel writer whose inbox is always jam-packed with profound and deeply moving press releases, it started me thinking. Wasn't it high time that the finest of these works earned the recognition they deserve?

Behind Closed Doors in Saudi Arabia. Interview with Olivia Arthur

Global Yodel | Posted 03.16.2014 | World
Global Yodel

In 2009, photographer Olivia Arthur traveled to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to teach a photography class for women. Over the course of the two-week worksh...

What Does It Mean To Be Free?

Martha Boston | Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Martha Boston

With a few notable exceptions, much of what is written and said about freedom is primarily focused on outer experiences. What's rarely discussed is that having outer freedom does not guarantee the inner experience of being free.

Cyberbullying: Know Your Boundaries

KidSpirit | Posted 08.12.2012 | Teen
KidSpirit

The Internet affords the average person unprecedented access to channels for communication. It has also become the new frontier for bullying.

Who Wins When the U.S. Restricts Religious Freedom?

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

If terrorists are able to not only attack us physically but get us to judge our neighbors by labels rather than the content of their character, turn our back on the Constitution and then restrict the religious freedom of other Americans, we all lose.

Dare We Exercise Our Freedom?

Carol Smaldino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

For me, freedom is actually about clearing out the spaces within us so we can listen to ourselves and to each other.

Roxanna Brown: How Can This Happen in America?

Mort Rosenblum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Rosenblum

However unintended, Roxanna Brown suffered capital punishment without trial because of what appears to be simple identity theft, now so common to our daily lives.

The Republicans and Barack Obama Are Going to Give Into the Terrorists

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Somehow Obama thought it was a good idea to go along with these surrender monkeys on the 4th amendment. But aside from the politics, it's a pathetic acquiescence to the wishes of Al Qaeda.