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The Language of Love

Amy Mullis | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Amy Mullis

I realized that there comes a time in every woman's life when she needs to be sung to by a man with a heartbreakingly handsome voice in a language she doesn't understand. The sound of the words should drip with the dreams of her youth and the melody should hint of the promise that comes with time.

Alzheimer's Caregivers: Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don't

Marie Marley | Posted 08.10.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Sometimes, nursing home placement is the best (or even only) solution for your benefit and the benefit of the person for whom you're caring.

The Politics of Protection

Terry Newell | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

Our language has been the rhetoric of fighting disease, fighting crime, fighting terrorists, fighting debt, fighting illegals and fighting drugs. We are thus engaged in the politics of protection. We have focused on averting disaster, on not losing what we have.

WATCH: Leland Yee Has A Scathing Message For The Mayor

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.20.2011 | San Francisco

Just in case anyone was unsure about how Senator Leland Yee feels about Mayor Ed Lee’s refusal to rule out a mayoral campaign on Wednesday, a politi...

The War Must Not Go On!

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The president has announced that after an initial drawdown in Afghanistan, the remaining troops will be withdrawn "at a steady pace" going into 2014. But that's not good enough. President Obama had an opportunity to pivot his policy on the war and he didn't take it.

Obama's Iraq Withdrawal Timeline

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I have wondered why the White House hasn't been making some political hay over the success of the withdrawal timetable in Iraq. But I now see they wanted to roll this news out when people were actually paying attention.

Lo Fi, Bang & Olufsen, and All That Cheating Jazz (Part 1)

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Informed consent: I've got this blog on my mind. I think it can explain some things about our culture of Low Fidelity and all that Tiger Woods/Jesse...

Is Obama Keeping His Promises?

Newsweek | Anna Quindlen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

History will judge Barack Obama over the long haul. But we've learned something in the short term that is simple, obvious, and has less to do with him...

New Year's: Once In A Blue Moon

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

We no longer see ourselves as active and response-able participants in the connective universal plan, but rather, the boss of it. Ironically, this leaves us feeling disturbed, disempowered, disconnected.