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Faisal J. Abbas

Why 'Operation: Decisive Storm' was needed in Yemen

Faisal J. Abbas | March 27, 2015 | World
For far too long, the Iranian-backed Houthi movement was left to meddle in Yemen. Now, while one realizes that war should always be used as a last resort and that every effort to use political and peaceful means should be exhausted; the reality is time after time, Iran and its...
Steven Suskin

Aisle View: Spring Spectacular

Steven Suskin | March 26, 2015 | Arts
Since the place was reborn in 1979 under the direction of the new Radio City Musical Hall Productions, the Spring Spectacular has been reliably perky, friendly, and leaning towards mass-market bland.
Allison Underhill

5 Books That Changed My Perspective of the World

Allison Underhill | March 26, 2015 | Books
In the future, opinions will change, people will change, and the world will change. Books, however, are a constant force. Their themes will continue to be relevant, no matter how different the world may appear in the years to come.
Jim Hill

Turner Classic Film Festival Celebrates All Aspects of Hollywood History

Jim Hill | March 26, 2015 | Entertainment
So what's McGillicuddy's favorite offering at this year's festival? Genevieve honestly found it hard to choose between two screen legends who'd agreed to make special appearances at TCFF 2015.
Tom Doctoroff

Lee Kwan Yew, Singapore and the Power of Filial Piety

Tom Doctoroff | March 26, 2015 | World
North Americans and Europeans know that Mr. Lee orchestrated a miracle. Under his visionary watch, a backwater rump of the Malaya Federation blossomed into one of the wealthiest and most dynamic places on Earth.
Jeryl Brunner

Quotes We Love From The Breakfast Club

Jeryl Brunner | March 26, 2015 | Entertainment
Remember the great John Hughes film The Breakfast Club, in which five high school students (labeled as "the brain, the athlete, the basketcase, the princess and the criminal") are forced to peacefully coexist in Saturday detention?
Brynn Tannehill

A Christian Oligarchy to Call Our Own

Brynn Tannehill | March 26, 2015 | Gay Voices
The disparity in power between a corporation and its employees is huge, and only widening. Now imagine they have both the ability to enforce their religious beliefs on its employees and control the government.
Christopher Brauchli

Climate, Scott and Mitch McConnell

Christopher Brauchli | March 26, 2015 | Politics
There are two ways to attack climate change. One comes from Rick Scott of Florida and the other from Mirthful Mitch McConnell of Tennessee. They attack the same problem with different weapons. It all revolves around what some people call "climate change."
Nikolas Kozloff

Ukraine: What's the Role of Religion in Post-Maidan Milieu?

Nikolas Kozloff | March 26, 2015 | World
While many have sought to interpret the overall political meaning of Maidan square, few have dwelled upon underlying religious connotations. To be sure, Ukraine isn't as religious as Russia, but nevertheless the Church plays a significant role in society.
Marty Zwilling

Is Your Use of Social Media for Marketing Working?

Marty Zwilling | March 26, 2015 | Business
Where are the young social media users going? They are going to Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, and Snapchat. In 2014 Tumblr overtook Instagram as fastest-growing social platform, and Snapchat is the fastest-growing mobile app, driven largely by Millennials and teens.
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

'Green News Report' -- March 26, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | March 26, 2015 | Green
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Lots of good and/or hysterical news...
Robert David Jaffee

The Hills Are Dead With the Sound of Hatred

Robert David Jaffee | March 26, 2015 | Politics
Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of Tuesday's star-crossed Germanwings Airbus flight, allowed the aircraft to float and flutter above the Alps for a reported eight to 10 minutes before he crashed the plane into the French mountainside.
Stacey Nelkin

5 Reasons to Visit Africa With Your Teenager This Summer

Stacey Nelkin | March 26, 2015 | Travel
Visiting Africa is a trip of a lifetime. Granted, it's not something you can plan at the last minute, and you need to carve out at least 10 days; but other than the airfare, if you go and volunteer, it's more affordable than you think.
Ralph Nader

Start With Red Corporate Faces On the Golf Course

Ralph Nader | March 26, 2015 | Politics
Should you ever find yourself in the unique situation of being out on a golf course alongside some big time CEOs of major corporations, here's a fun experiment to try. It's very simple -- just ask the CEOs for their opinion on welfare.
Heather Gillis-Harris

My First Mammo

Heather Gillis-Harris | March 26, 2015 | Women
Recently I had my first mammogram. I had heard all the rumors. My "girls" were going to be sandwiched down to pancake-like proportions and I might pass out from pain.
GOBankingRates

20 Life-Changing Money Lessons You Learn in Your 30s

GOBankingRates | March 27, 2015 | Money
It might be just as tempting to give in to careless spending, impulsive buying and paycheck-to-paycheck living, but at least you know better now. After all, you are about halfway to retirement, and these 20 lessons will help you get there comfortably.
David Wygant

3 Reasons Why Dating Is a Nightmare

David Wygant | March 26, 2015 | Women
Nowadays our endless amount of choices, make us feel like there's so many options, we can't even commit to a date. We're always looking for the next best thing. Today's society is as confused as ever.
Alastair Crooke

Why the Conflicts in Tikrit and Yemen Signal a New Middle Eastern War

Alastair Crooke | March 26, 2015 | World
BEIRUT -- With the Iranian involvement against ISIS in the assault on Tikrit, and the Saudi invasion of Yemen to stem the tide of Iranian influence, we have entered a new Middle Eastern war.
Nora T. Akins

Celebrate FMLA Justice

Nora T. Akins | March 26, 2015 | Business
All legally married couples, whether opposite-sex or same-sex, or married under common law have consistent access to family leave rights under the FMLA. The Department of Labor estimates this change will result in more than 8,000 additional instances of FMLA leave.
Katherine Stanley Obando

Dear Mothers: We MUST Stop Putting Each Other Down

Katherine Stanley Obando | March 26, 2015 | Parents
What if women with the luxury to make a choice about whether or not to work -- and I include myself in that group -- took one-tenth of the energy they have devoted to showing why their choices are better and devoted it to the underrepresentation of women in leadership positions?