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Fight With Love as Your Primary Weapon

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 07.24.2014 | Religion
Levi Ben-Shmuel

An important question we need to ask ourselves, whether a conflict is personal or on a larger scale, is how can we best resolve them in ways that serve life for the greatest good?

Helping Others Think: A Tribute to Edwin M. Yoder, Jr. at 80

Joel K. Goldstein | Posted 07.18.2014 | Media
Joel K. Goldstein

All of these works have enriched my life, and invite rereading, and I commend them to those who have not yet experienced Ed's help in shaping their thinking and the enjoyment that inevitably comes from reading his work.

Chef and Le Chef: Comfort Food

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

There are no car chases, no murders, no grisly scenes of carnage or even graphic sex scenes... though the sumptuous shots of food are seductively voluptuous.

All Around The World, A Street Artist Proves 'Women Are Heroes'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts

Since 2007, French street artist JR has been paying tribute to women across the globe in his stunning public project "Women are Heroes." From Kenya to...

State's Gay Marriage Ruling Contains Two Historic Firsts

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court's gay marriage ruling contained two historic firsts: It was the first appellate decision for gay marriage sinc...

Tyler Kingkade

ASU Says Starbucks Partnership Isn't About Making Up For Budget Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.17.2014 | College

Representatives from Arizona State University insisted Tuesday that the school's new partnership with Starbucks was not struck to make up for budget c...

Dr. Vincent Harding’s Call to Make America America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We are citizens of a country that does not yet exist, but it is up to us to finally create and make it a just and hopeful land for all.

Urban Artists Build A Street Offering To Peru

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Starting today, for one week only, the Andes will be inside the Somerset House. London's spectacular neo-classical home of arts and culture along...

Not on Our Watch

Wendy Silvers | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Wendy Silvers

The outrage and sadness I feel at the abduction of these young girls in Nigeria cannot be described.

Honoring Our Mothers

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.11.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

On Mother's Day each year, we honor our mothers. These are the women who gave birth to us, raised us and helped launch us as adults. Mothers throughou...

The Bryan Series: Guilford College's Gem

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 07.06.2014 | College
Victor M. Feraru

Guilford College recently announced their 2014-15 list of speakers for their Bryan Series. This is a gem and privilege that the college has given to the students of Guilford and the surrounding community since 1996.

Gerry Adams

Paula Gordon | Posted 07.06.2014 | Media
Paula Gordon

I have no special knowledge of the Troubles. But I am personally acquainted with Mr. Adams. I found him to be a man of peace, not of violence, when we welcomed him to our program in 2004.

Obama Wins Back Lost Advantage in the Philippines As He Dabbles, Fitfully and Perhaps Fatefully, in the Ukraine Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

As Obama accomplished something quite real in the Asia-Pacific his administration and the European Union pursued something unreal, announcing new sanctions against individual Russians for their involvement in Russia's strategy to foment discord in Ukraine and keep that nation, which is only a few hundred miles from Moscow, out of NATO.

Dear Cliven Bundy: There's No 'Maybe' About the Sin of Racism

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 06.25.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

"Maybe I sinned, and maybe I need to ask forgiveness," said Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who has been lauded by conservatives for his resistance to paying fees for illegally grazing his cattle on government land since 1993, in an interview on CNN on Friday.

In Support of New Plays... on Broadway

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

My friends are never very excited about new plays. What is The Realistic Joneses and why did celebrities want to be in it? Is Casa Valentina an atmospheric production where they treat us like we're in a resort?

My Easter

Paula Gordon | Posted 06.20.2014 | Religion
Paula Gordon

Easter was to my mother what Christmas was to me -- the best of the best. When I was old enough to articulate my preference for Christmas, I'd start with the unpleasantness of 'Good Friday.' How could torturing someone to death be the cause for celebration?

The Upside Down Wonderland of Racism

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Is the United States now a "colorblind" society? Or even more importantly, should the United States be a "colorblind/race-blind" society? The very notion of "race-blindness" is deeply problematic.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Revelations with Los Lonely Boys; Igniting Fire & the Romance

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

In 2004, Los Lonely Boys broke through the mainstream faster than a vintage Rickey Henderson on roller skates in an ice storm with their inspiring son...

Take Me to Your Leader: All the Way on Broadway

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.26.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"Are you ready for your history lesson," asked the usher at a recent performance of All the Way at the Neil Simon Theater. Please! All the Way is way ...

Murdering Swans

Karl Grossman | Posted 05.25.2014 | New York
Karl Grossman

What's with the plan of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to slaughter all 2,200 mute swans -- those beautiful, elegant, graceful birds -- in the state?

Accused Murderer Seeks To Avoid Trial

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) — A defense expert testified Monday that a Colorado man is unfit for trial in the murder of a Montana teacher because he is easil...

Kitsch, Cons and Cameras: Rescuing Paris' Panthéon

Frank Browning | Posted 05.03.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

Now JR's gargantuan black and white snapshots, not unlike those in your high school yearbook, will "prove" that any French person can participate in the Republican restoration of France's temple of great (wo)men.

Jewish War Veteran's Uncommon Valor in Life Is More Important Than His Valor in Death

Steve Drizin | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics
Steve Drizin

I was excited to read that on March 18, 2014, President Obama will award 24 war veterans the Medal of Honor, the country's highest commendation for gallantry.

Marveling: With Resistance Quite Evidently Futile, What Might Marvel's Cinematic Universe Mean?

William Bradley | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

With producer Kevin Feige and the other folks at the helm of Marvel Studios delivering a master class in franchise management, the Marvelverse is cruising ahead this year towards the end of its Phase Two.

JR Ewing's Back On 'Dallas' ... Kind Of

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 02.21.2014 | TV

PARKER, Texas (AP) — J.R. Ewing is gone, but his presence still looms large on "Dallas" — along with the influence of the actor who made the conni...