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American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path

By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News September 8, 2014 There is a colonization connection the indigenous people of Australia and America share. Both were driven to the brink of annihilation by invaders. Both had theirShow More Summary

For Steve Sotloff: My Personal Tribute to My Friend and Collaborator

Steven Sotloff and I grew up miles apart in Miami and immigrated to Israel in the same year, but our first encounter took place in a smoky bar in Beirut, while on assignment covering the 2005 Cedar Revolution in Lebanon. We both loved...Show More Summary

The Underreported Side of the Ebola Crisis

Amid the media accounts of the worst Ebola outbreak ever recorded some significant context is largely missing from the major media reporting. Atop this list are links of the outbreak to the climate crisis and global inequality, mal-distribution...Show More Summary

The Wall Street Journal Parade of Climate Lies

That Rupert Murdoch governs over a criminal media empire has been made clear enough in the UK courts in recent years. That the Wall Street Journal op-ed pages, the latest victim of Murdoch's lawless greed, are little more than naked propaganda is perhaps less appreciated. Show More Summary

You Should Love Beyonce!

You should love Beyonce. Yeah, that's right. I said you should love Beyonce. You shouldn't love her because she's beautiful. You don't even need to like her music. You should love Beyonce, because she's a black woman at the top of her game. Show More Summary

(VIDEO) VivaKi's Hopwood on Programmatic Advertising: "We are on a Tidal Wave of Innovation"

LONDON -  From the emergence of programmatic television selling from  the likes of Sky in the U.K. to innovative ad-synch technologies, to the rapid maturation of the tech stacks of Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Amazon,  the selling of...Show More Summary

The New York Times' Irresponsible Look at Antidepressants During Pregnancy

By Christiane Manzella, PhD, FT, clinical director of the Seleni Institute, a nonprofit mental health and wellness center for women and mothers in New York City. We are extremely disappointed with the New York Times article "Pills May Put Babies at Risk" published on September 2, 2014 (and online here). Show More Summary

Islamaphobia Ripped From the Headlines

"Muslim conference in Detroit stirs controversy," reads the USA Today headline of August 29, 2014. And so we read. The August 29 - Sept 1, 2014 convention, held annually by the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), "has already stoked...Show More Summary

Dress Code Violator!

I saw this in my news feed today and you know I just had to say something. This girl wore a skirt to school, the school officials deemed it too short and made her change clothes. Wait, let me back up a second. They said they gave her three options. 1. Show More Summary

NBC's War on Women? Get a Chair!

I just read the news that Joe Scarborough is joining Meet the Press. Meet the Press just replaced a male host (David Gregory) with a male host (Chuck Todd.) While I have no part in this decision, there is a part of me that wishes a woman could have gotten the job. Show More Summary

WATCH: This Sister's Tribute To Her Autistic Brothers Will Make You Rethink What It Means To Be Different

Faith Jegede speaks passionately about the beauty of being different in this short, inspiring ode to her two autistic brothers. Forget being normal, she says: Be extraordinary. We want to know what you think. Join the discussion by posting a comment below or tweeting #TEDWeekends. Show More Summary

Twitter Sent Me to a Psychiatrist

Freaking Twitter. It tickles nerves in so many ways. Okay. It's easy to respect the clear and concise nature of Twitter. Get to the point. Less is more. All of that is fine, but not having the liberty to fully explain one's thoughts is a fundamental flaw in character development. Show More Summary

From Emmett Till to Michael Brown, a Story as Old as America Itself

By Gov. Ted Strickland and Judith Browne Dianis This piece originally appeared on August 30, 2014, at Familiarity breeds contempt. For two weeks now, as we've watched the events in Ferguson, Missouri unfold, there's been a vulgar familiarity about them. Show More Summary

L.A. Times Disowns Reporter Outed as a CIA Collaborator

Recently released emails indicate that prominent national security reporter Ken Dilanian -- formerly with the Los Angeles Times, currently with the Associated Press (and from 1997-2007 the Philadelphia Inquirer) -- shared stories prior to publication with CIA press office seeking their approval, according to a story up on The Intercept. Show More Summary

Joan Rivers: My Hero and My Cautionary Tale

Excerpted from Actor. Writer. Whatever. (essays on my rise to the top of the bottom of the entertainment industry), chapter entitled "Just Say No... or the Curious Case of Joan Rivers." ...Joan Rivers. Many think of her as someone whose only talent lies in sustaining third-tier celebrity-dom. Show More Summary

The Beheadings Are Bait

"All that we have to do is to send two mujahidin to the furthest point east to raise a piece of cloth on which is written al-Qaeda, in order to make the generals race there and cause America to suffer human, economic, and political losses..."...Show More Summary

(VIDEO) Mobile, Twitter Marketing Can Amplify TV Ads, SMG's Hocking

LONDON -- When brands use mobile advertising or Twitter advertising, they can amplify their media spend and ROI, says Richard Hocking EMEA director of performance marketing and mobile development at Starcom MediaVest Group, in an interview...Show More Summary

The Abdication of the Press, and the Harm it Does American Democracy

I have claimed that America now faces one of the most profound crises in its history, but unlike with the other major crises, this time our national conversation has not focused on discussing what's gone wrong and how it might be set...Show More Summary

Why the iTunes Deal with Front Row Filmed Entertainment Is a Dream Come True

Nadine Labaki in a scene from her film Where Do We Go Now? I believe wholeheartedly in the power of cinema to change the world. One only has to view the current state of affairs to know how tragically true that statement is. We glorify films featuring violence, abuse and war and then wonder why the world is in such turmoil. Show More Summary

A Navy SEAL Surfaces as Transgender

Lady Valor screening at Time Warner Center in New York, with CNN moderator Miguel Marquez and panelists: psychotherapist Ken Page, Chief Officer (ret.) Kristen Beck, psychiatrist Jack Drescher and Prodigal Sons filmmaker Kimberly Reed Seals are remarkable creatures. Show More Summary

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