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Do You 'Have It All' and Still Have Something Missing?

Martha Pasternack | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

There seems to be a quest is toward a seemingly-impossible dream, and the journey is exhaustive. Even when all seems to be in order on the outside, there remains a longing and an unsatisfied yearning for an unidentified quality that will comfort, connect and center a person.

Change Is Messy

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Ruth Neubauer

Listening to the debates aroused my curiosity about Mr. Romney's understanding and practice of Patience, which comes with its partner Self-control and...

Media, Poverty and a Lack of Concern

Jeffrey P. Colin | Posted 07.24.2012 | Media
Jeffrey P. Colin

As far back as 2008, members of the progressive advocacy community who focus on poverty were decrying a lack of coverage of rising poverty levels by the media. Since that point, the problem has gotten much worse.

What Egypt Really Needs Now: Tourists

Ronen Paldi | Posted 06.11.2011 | Travel
Ronen Paldi

2010 was a tremendous year for Egypt, at least in terms of tourism. Reports indicate that Egypt had more than 15 million tourists throughout the year...

Libyan Rebels Close On Key Gaddafi Stronghold

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

BIN JAWWAD, Libya — Rebel forces bore down Monday on Moammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, a key government stronghold where a brigade headed by ...

Libyan Rebels Close On Key Gaddafi Stronghold

AP | By RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

BIN JAWWAD, Libya -- Rebel forces on Monday fought their way to the doorstep of Moammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, a key government stronghold guard...

Tehran's Dilemma in Trying to Have It Both Ways

Alireza Jafarzadeh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alireza Jafarzadeh

To no one's surprise, the regime ruling Iran is watching the unrest in the Middle East and North Africa, searching for a way to exploit the outcomes to its advantage.

The Dignity Movement Finds Its Feet

Robert Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Fuller

The weak are not as impotent as they once were. Using weapons of mass destruction and strategies of mass disruption, the disenfranchised can bring modern life to a stop. Humiliation is a time bomb.

Hugo Chavez Sets up Dictators Resort, Welcomes Mubarak

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jack Hidary

The resort has all the amenities of a 5-star property including Canyon Ranch spa and wellness center. The resort also offers psychological services to help the former rulers cope with their diminished circumstances.

Former Dictator Seeks Housing/Long Term Exile

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

If Hosni Mubarak were logging into Craiglist these days, it might look something like this. Click on image to make it larger. ...

View From Within a Blockaded Osh Neighborhood

J. Lee Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
J. Lee Jacobson

It took many tries to get ahold of my Uzbek friends in Osh this evening, making me worry about their well-being. Finally, I was able to reach them at their home number.

One Family Waits Out the Osh Unrest

J. Lee Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
J. Lee Jacobson

"It's been terrible," Nargiza said. "Two nights and a day of violence." Her youngest son was supposed to take his last exam to graduate high school today, but that didn't happen.

Slaves of Wall Street

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Abelson

Each time there's an eruption, ordinary people are the ones caught in the lava flow while the gods of high finance watch blissfully untouched from their own Mount Olympus.

Politicians Can Count on Popular Despair After Copenhagen

Sanjay Khanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sanjay Khanna

The possibility that a climate agreement won't be reached is increasingly becoming a reality. For society, the failure could be much more dire than just melting ice caps.