``Home prices "are not looking quite as strong as they looked over the last year," economist and Nobel laureate Robert Shiller said in an interview on Bloomberg Television. "People should be buying a house if they want a house and not...Show More Summary
"The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference." - Elie Wiesel; Nobel laureate & Auschwitz/Buchenwald survivor By Rory Winston "Empathy suffers from jet-lag -- it often wakes up only after it's no longer possible to do anything to help," said my father, a man who lost many relatives to the holocaust. Show More Summary
By Sonari Glinton-Los Angeles Back in college, NPR reporter Sonari Glinton studied with the Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who died this month at the age of 87. Here, Glinton reflects on Wiesel's profound influence on his life and work....Show More Summary
The 2009 Nobel laureate and author of the recently translated “The Fox Was Ever the Hunter” had no books of fairy tales as a child: “The only ‘fantastic’ stories came from religion class.”
“The aim of the great state-sponsored museums is to represent a state and that is neither a good nor innocent aim. … It is imperative that museums become smaller, more orientated towards the individual and more economical. This is the only way that they can ever tell stories on a human scale. The great museums […]
NATO decisions at the alliance’s Warsaw summit are provoking Russia with a game of nuclear bluff that is moving the "Doomsday Clock" of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists almost to midnight, global peace campaigner Helen Caldicott told Sputnik.
Heard in the Hutong asked people in Beijing's streets what they thought of GMO food, and a recent letter posted by 100 Nobel laureates supporting the science.
Elie Wiesel, who chronicled his experience in concentration camps and used his moral authority to focus attention on atrocities around the world, dies at 87.
With the passing of Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, we have lost a steward of one of history's most heinous episodes, a champion of tolerance, and a guardian against forgetting. I learned tolerance from Mr. Wiesel when I was sixteen and his lessons led me to a career in public service. Show More Summary
Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel (1928-2016) was an ardent opponent of injustice and discrimination. On November 5, 1989, the Human Rights Campaign (HRCF at the time) presented him with our Humanitarian of the Year award at our eighth annual New York… Read
This past Saturday saw the loss of one of humanity's greatest lights with the passing of Nobel Peace laureate Elie Wiesel. We were both privileged to know him and share a public stage with him on many occasions and feel compelled toShow More Summary
He passed away at the age of 87, but his legacy will last far beyond his lifetime. From Haaretz: Holocaust survivor, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, prolific author and outspoken activist Elie Wiesel died Saturday at the age of 87. Wiesel was perhaps best known for his major role in promoting Holocaust education, and for perpetuating the […]
Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel died Saturday at the age of 87. President Obama called Wiesel "the conscience of the world." Wiesel is best known for his relentless campaign to make sure the world never forgets one of history's darkest chapters. Jeff Glor reports.
Over 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter supporting GMOs and asking Greenpeace to back off world sustaining rice.
110 Nobel Laureates wrote a letter asking Greenpeace to stop their opposition to GMOs. Greenpeace stubbornly refuses to listen, despite the wealth of science saying GMO technology is safe and can provide major benefits to human nutrition and the environment. Meanwhile, organic grocers and their customers seem unaware that all our food is already genetically modified.
Elie Wiesel never made Israel his home, but Israelis considered the author and Nobel Peace Prize laureate as one of their own anyway. In the hours after the announcement of Wiesel’s death, the country’s leading political and intellectual dignitaries paid tribute to him with eloquent expressions of...
Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor, renowned writer and Nobel peace laureate who worked to keep alive the memory of Jews slaughtered during World War II, has died, Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust centre said Saturday. A spokesman for the centre confirmed Wiesel's death to AFP, but had no further details. Show More Summary
“We must speak. We must take sides,” the late Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate and author told Bill Moyers in this timeless interview.
The Nobel laureate was remembered Sunday at a private service in New York City.
The death of World War II concentration camp survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel was mourned on Sunday by admirers around the world who honored his lifelong fight for millions of Holocaust victims. "My husband was a fighter," Marion Wiesel said in a statement. Show More Summary