Category Archives: Cultural Diplomacy

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Sports Stars Beyond Caricature to Freedom of Expression

When Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) began his peaceful assault upon the walls of racism in America he was frequently joined by artists, who gave encouragement and visibility even…

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“The Interview” – Digital Diplomacy, a Battlefield or Marketplace of Ideas?

  In defending our right to consume film, music, art and culture as free citizens, the danger is converting the internet from a thriving marketplace of ideas to a barricaded…

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Aung San Suu Kyi — Silence to Genocide?

Burma monk Saydaw Wirathu says to BBC that the “kalar“ (a derogatory term for Muslims) must be plucked out of society like a bad seed, regardless that they are part…

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Come to the Virtual “Atlantis”!

Opt in Without Tripping Out

Take the journey without the trip if you see knowledge as preserver from drowning in a sea of ignorance, if you think that a click can be more powerful than the…

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New Cold War on the UN Stage & Closing Curtain on ‘We the People’

The UN is as much stage as platform for diplomatic exchange, and the Kremlin is no longer so keen on keeping the curtain up.  From news to manifestations in popular…