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Tourism Promotes Global Economy, Cultural Exchange & Peace?

Tourism is an important economic asset as well as tool to enhance interaction and understanding between global citizens. It is perhaps also under-appreciated for its economic contribution. For 2014 according…

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Liberty, Life, and Legacy of the Holocaust Survivors – 70 Years

27 January. 2015 marks the 70th Anniversary that allied forces liberated the Nazi concentration/extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. The Nazi-introduced concept of “industrialized murder” systematically killed over a million…

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Actress, UNHCR Envoy & Mother, Angelina Jolie Gives Failing Grade to International Community

Angelina Jolie deplores the immense suffering of both Iraqi citizens internally displaced and the increasing numbers of Syrian refugees on her visit to the Khanke Camp in Iraq. Since her…

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From Toddler to Aged, Future Jobs are from Education to Care

As we get older, we need more education and care, as is the case for the youngest of our global citizens. This is also where the jobs are. Even incorporating…

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World Bank Goes into the Mind & Heart of Poverty

Besides an interesting title, the World Bank goes outside the box, and we might add into our minds, in its recent publication: “Mind, Society and Behavior.” The World Bank has…

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Failing Grade on Education?

If we are to raise education to a human right then the globe is failing 20% of its adolescents and at least 10% of children of primary school age according…

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LET THERE BE LIGHT!

Light contributes to sustainable growth in health, agriculture, education, and energy and is a catalyst to surmounting challenges around the globe. The International Year of Light was inaugurated at the…

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Africa Cup Football Tournament Takes a Bite Out of Hunger

Starting 17 January, 2015 in venues across Equatorial Guinea, 16 teams will compete in the Africa Cup of Nations. The UN Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) is the backbone of…

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Mahatma Gandhi & Martin Luther King – Parallel Leaders Espousing Non-Violence in Civil Disobedience

Mahatma Gandhi’s spiritual and political ideals are necessary to implement today more than ever as we confront increased radicalization, fundamentalism, and extremism. Paralleling the late Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.,…

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The Good They Die Young, But MLK’s Message of Hope Reverberates

  Martin Luther King, Jr., would have been 86 years old today, 15 January 2015. Tragically, he was gunned down at 39 in his prime. Who was the man? He…