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After Tucson, the State of the Union

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The speech Barack Obama gave in Tucson was a memorial to the victims of a horrible tragedy, but the spirit of his speech could also shape Tuesday's State of the Union address by calling us to be worthy of each victim's sacrifice.

Vichy Revisited: Sarkozy Versus the Gypsies

Michele Langevine Leiby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michele Langevine Leiby

There can be no justification for treating the Roma any differently from other EU citizens. Specifically targeting them for expulsion clearly contravenes EU law.

Human Computer Viruses, Yikes!

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

May 27, 2010 - Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: Human Computer Viruses: Mark Gasson, a British scientist, wa...

Biblical Social Justice and Glenn Beck

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Glenn Beck says Christians should leave their social justice churches, so I say Christians should leave Beck. Beck attacks the very heart of our Christian faith, and Christians should no longer watch his show.

Africa Water Project Captures Difficulty Of Global Struggle

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Strong leadership is missing. A few members of Congress have been working on the water problem and Matt Damon, the actor, has made it his cause. But the issue is not getting traction.

Post Earthquake, Some Nasty Voices On Battered Haiti

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

Most of the country's trees had long since been chopped down for firewood. Much of the topsoil had washed away and when the rain got heavy, the bare hills and mountains became launch pads for floods.

Studying Love Instead Of War -- What If?

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

Do you remember the old folk ballad Down By the River Side - The one that has the line "I ain't gonna study war no more"? What if everyone studied Love instead? What would life be like?

God Sues Congress

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

"I decided to sue when My communications to humans were ignored by the few whose personal agendas were believed by the many," God said.

Why Did Health Insurance Stocks Go Up After The President's Speech?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The president singled out insurance companies for special criticism in his speech on Wednesday. So why did health insurance stock prices go up the next day?

Are You Perfect?

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

I no longer expect myself to be perfect. Instead, I borrow the verb form of that word. I definitely expect myself to be perfecting at all times.

Love is Free

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

Children are staying home and hanging out with their parents instead of attending summer camp. And guess what, we might end up happier for it all.