Saudis are taking to their keyboards to drum up support to nominate imprisoned Saudi human rights defender Dr Abdullah al-Hamid for the Nobel Peace Prize 2014.
Once again, we return to the issue of errors in economics — home of incredibly insight arguments and utterly inane contributions. For the latter category, Professor Mark J. Perry takes today’s award for his contribution of stating Wal-Mart should be given the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize “for improving the lives of millions of low-income consumers globally.”
Pundits credit Morrissey's song "America Is Not The World"—specifically the line "America, where the President is never black, female, or gay"—with Barack Obama's ascent into the White House, so you'd think that Obama would repay the famously vegetarian singer by offering only Tofurkey at official functions. Show More Summary
Saint Morrissey Prayer Candles (via Etsy) It's Thanksgiving time which also means it's time for the annual Presidential Turkey Pardon. Well-known vegetarian, animal activist and PETA stamp star Morrissey, however, feels otherwise. He sent a missive, titled "Thankskilling," to his...
While Morrissey's addition to the line-up could be seen as controversial, it's probably no more controversial than some of the past winners of prize itself.
Climate activist and former Vice President Al Gore has committed even more to sustainability - by going vegan. The Nobel Peace Prize winner announced that he is totally giving up animal products, and is enjoying a vegan diet. He also expressed interest in
For Obama's good fortune, Iran may save his day and finally add luster to his Nobel Peace Prize. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu predictably greeted the news of an interim agreement between the West and Iran temporarily freezing...Show More Summary
He'll perform three songs at the Dec. 11 show in Oslo.
Omar Souleyman, Mary J. Blige, and James Blake, too.
Is the initial agreement Iran reached with world powerse over its nuclear activies a vital step forward, a sign that President Barack Obama has finally “earned” his Nobel Peace Prize — or is the manifestation of dangerous, Polyanna-ish thinking about Iran, a agreement that shows that Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and the nations [...]
Ben Smith at Buzzfeed believes with the new Iran deal, President Obama may now be more worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize than he was when he received it. Obama was elected as an anti-war figure, but his legacy has been split between winding down two wars and escalating America’s campaign of drone strikes and […]
Dennis Rodman has a lot of jobs — NBA legend, pro wrestler, movie star, fashion consultant, children’s writer, diplomat and Nobel Peace Prize hopeful among them — but one thing has always been missing: “guy who has his own vodka and puts curse words in the name.” Now, Dennis Rodman’s life is complete.
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WASHINGTON — The wife of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Liu Xiaobo, has filed an appeal for a retrial for her husband. This comes as U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to visit China within a couple of weeks. Reuters reported that China has jailed Liu since 2009 on subversion charges of organizing a […]
The man who handed President Obama his Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 thinks the world needs protection from Obama's spies. Thorbjorn Jagland, head of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee, says the Edward Snowden leaks make clear the need for international spy laws to protect people's privacy, reports the Local. "Most...
Mairead Maguire, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1976 for her work in Northern Ireland, has visited Julian Assange and written a condemnation of his asylum—which is effectively a house arrest—for the “crime of being a journalist who told the truth.” Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 19, 2012. Show More Summary
When President Obama was elected, liberals were giddy with expectation that he would transform the world. He got a Nobel Peace Prize for doing nothing. His historically inaccurate and counter-productive Cairo speech was cheered as one of the greatest foreign policy speeches ever. But virtually everything liberals believed about Obama and his foreign policy proved […]
At Qantara.de Aya Bach has a Q & A with The German Mujahid-author (and Peace Prize of the German Book Trade-winner) Boualem Sansal. He has little patience for the Islamists who unsettled Algeria: You have to be pretty crazy to spend the whole day in a mosque, praying, and always saying the same thing over and over: Allah, Allah, Allah !