India should seize the opportunity

Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen Myanmar President Htin Kyaw begins a four-day trip to India beginning August 27. This is the president’s first State visit to India and will be accompanied by his wife, Daw Su Su Lwin, several key ministers and senior officials. President Kyaw comes to India at the invitation of the Indian President, Pranab […]

Justin Trudeau Says 'Poverty Is Sexist,’ Remains Top Woke Bae

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reminding the world yet again what a feminist leader looks like. Trudeau wrote a letter to anti-poverty organization ONE on Thursday stating, “I wholeheartedly agree: Poverty is sexist.” He acknowledged the interconnected challenge of gender equality and global poverty in his letter, and made a commitment to tackle them. […]

Paul LePage Calls Khizr Khan, Father Of Fallen Soldier, A 'Con Artist'

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said this week that Khizr Khan, the father of a fallen American soldier, is a “con artist,” after Khan movingly spoke out against Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention. In his remarks at the convention, Khan questioned whether Trump had sacrificed anything for the […]

Radicalization Of U.S. Foreign Policy

This post was coauthored by Nake M. Kamrany, University of Southern California and Cole Kosydar, University of Pennsylvania. Ostensibly the hallmark or seal of Mr. Barack Obama’s presidency is blemished with the radicalization of U.S. foreign policy. The lamps are going out across America and the western world and we don’t see them coming back […]

An Arkansas Judge Sent A Cancer Patient To 'Debtors' Prison' Over A Few Bounced Checks

WASHINGTON ― Lee Robertson’s trouble began in late 2009, when he was undergoing his first stint of chemotherapy to battle the pancreatic cancer that had made it impossible for him to work. In the course of two weeks, Robertson wrote 11 checks at stores near his home for small amounts ranging from $5 to $41. […]

Shocking New Maps Show Mankind's Changing Global Footprint

Human beings have altered the planet so dramatically and extensively, the scars of our ways can easily be seen from space. Today, three-quarters of earth’s land surface faces “measurable human pressures,” while just 3 percent of the world’s biodiversity hotspots remain unaltered, according to a new global analysis.  “There’s little wonder why there’s a biodiversity crisis,” James […]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Donald Trump's Response To Khizr Khan 'Showed His Lack Of Compassion'

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar began his Democratic National Convention speech, which told the story of a Muslim U.S. Army captain who gave his life while fighting in Iraq, he had no idea he was teeing up one of the most memorable moments of the election season. That moment came […]

New Rule From Obama Will Punish Contractors Who Cheat Or Endanger Workers

With its time in the White House winding down, the Obama administration plans to add yet another executive order to its list on Wednesday ― one that will bar companies from receiving federal contracts if they recently violated labor laws. Known as the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order, the new regulation is meant […]