Category Archives: Pakistan

Food for More Than Thought

A simple idea to help fight a complex problem. Zara Nadeem and Zehra Hassan launched their “Food for Thought” campaign to reduce food waste in Karachi, Pakistan. The two friends distribute to-go packaging labeled “Food for Thought” to upscale restaurants … Continue reading

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‘Don’t Do Stupid Sh*t’ is not the Obama Doctrine because there is one

By ann summers   An important date in my lifetime was not an August 30 when I decided to blog regularly, but the red line moment for the Obama decision not to bomb the shit out of Syria over the use … Continue reading

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Global “suicide by police” cannot be the basis for a foreign policy

By ann summers     In the abstract, there’s too much meta in global politics. Yet as today’s interview of Robin Wright on NPR indicates having that more theoretical view is very important to gaining perspective on the various machinations of domestic … Continue reading

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John Oliver Provides the Most Thorough “News” Coverage on America’s Predator Drone Strikes to Date on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight”

By Elaine Magliaro It seems to me that we get much of our best coverage of news stories from comedians/comedy programs these days. I’m a big fan of The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, and Last Week Tonight—which is hosted … Continue reading

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Before Horsemen, Four Growling Dogs

by GENE HOWINGTON At any given time, there are dozens of hotspots around the world where regional conflicts or outright wars are fermenting. Most times these potential conflicts are local or regional in scope. There are four areas at the … Continue reading

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Courage Is Where You Find It

By GENE HOWINGTON Courage and heroism are often seen in unusual places and from unlikely people. How courageous and heroic were you at age seventeen? The place this story is set in not unusual; a war zone like the town … Continue reading

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