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Bully in the School Yard

Jim Moore | Posted 07.21.2014 | World
Jim Moore

When a kid, or a nation, or a community of nations, is terrorized by a bully who acts with unconcealed confidence that no one will challenge him or intervene on behalf of his victims, it is up to each kid, each nation, each community of nations, to stop being afraid and act quickly, powerfully, and decisively.

Be Pono: Keep Sacred Acts of Christmas and Holidays Throughout the Year

Catherine Bauknight | Posted 02.22.2014 | Hawaii
Catherine Bauknight

As spoken by the native people of Hawai'i, to be "pono" is to be in balance, to do what is right from your mana'o, the gut or deep awareness of true self. This concept has been practiced by Hawai'ians throughout their ancient culture.

The Boston Marathon and Social Media: What If a Terrorist Act Goes Against the Whole World?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 06.24.2013 | World
Russell C. Smith

Has terrorism finally reached a tipping point? When a terrorist act goes against all of us, every country on Earth has a stake in stopping this type of insane violence against humanity.

Can Art and Culture Districts Shape the Cities of the Future ?

John M. Eger | Posted 06.11.2013 | Arts
John M. Eger

Now more than ever, business and industry are dependent upon an economic system that rewards innovation. But to have innovation, you also need creativity; and a creative and innovative community is vital to that effort.

Is It Better to Understand Than to Be Understood?

Michele Hunt | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Michele Hunt

Imagine the ripple affect the shift to seeking to understand rather than fighting to be understood could have on racial, cultural, religious understandings, on our understanding each other in our communities.

United Nations Foundation Launches 'Girl Up' Initiative

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tina Wells

The Girl Up initiative encourages American girls to raise awareness and funds for the 600 million adolescent girls living in developing countries.

Worth Watching: Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Home"

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Avital Andrews

Yann Arthus-Bertrand's method is to get somewhere high, usually a helicopter or a paraglider, and point his camera downward. The results are usually magnificent, and last year, they inspired a film.

Obama Opposes Tariffs On Nations That Don't Limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Obama commented to the Washington Post that he's opposed to one provision in the bill which would impose tariffs on goods produced in nation...