Rather than focusing on ineffective and wasteful "one size fits all" approaches, the Youth PROMISE Act invests in local, culturally and geographically relevant, proven and promising violence prevention and intervention strategies that save lives and enable youth to realize their vast potential.
House of Cards is about accumulation of power, and the will to do something with it. The catchphrase is, "Bad, but for a greater good." But is that really the case? Do the ends justify the means? And exactly what ends are we talking about?
The early arc of "House of Cards" shows Francis (Kevin Spacey) taking out his enemies like so many unfortunate ducks in a barrel. You can't picture this guy giving a damn about lost ducks wandering into his back yard, a la Tony Soprano.
Princess Buttercup may not be the most shining example of a modern empowered woman, but as far as princesses go she definitely wins. Here are eight reasons that Robin Wright's princess could still wipe the floor with any other royal heroine.
Women in other countries around the world, including the United States, suffer from the scourge of sexual violence, though the stories I heard in Congo are exceptional in their brutality. So why focus on Congo?
Safdie's open, light-filled design befits an organization dedicated to the better angels of our nature -- the building has the grandeur of a typical D.C. landmark but exhibits an airiness unusual in the city's monuments.