Mary Nelson 07-27-2009
We need health-care reform to ensure that others aren't caught in the web of inconsistent mental health care and the inability to get needed medicine.
I was in a car wreck in 2002. After a drunk driver hit the car in which I was a passenger, I found myself with fractured ribs and a broken right clavicle.
Cesar Baldelomar 07-13-2009
Though it has been two weeks since Michael Jackson's death, the world continues to mourn and to monitor news sources for the latest developments.
Rose Marie Berger 07-10-2009
The number of executions worldwide nearly doubled last year compared with 2007, according to a
Jessica Wilbanks 07-07-2009
At around 9:30 a.m. on Monday, two headlines were dueling for the coveted center space of the New York Times Web site.
Edward Gilbreath 06-26-2009
Let the wall-to-wall Michael Jackson coverage continue.
Aaron Taylor 06-26-2009
On May 24th, 2009, Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) junta-backed troops attacked numerous villages in Paan District, Burma, causing the flight of at least 3,000 internally displaced persons (I
Rabbi Arthur Waskow 06-26-2009

As the band of runaway Israelite slaves wander in their search for freedom, again and again they grow rebellious. In the greatest of these rebellions, Korach criticizes Moses, claiming "The whole community is holy -- all of them! Why do you, Moses and Aaron, raise yourselves above them?" (Numbers 16: 1-3ff)

As our nation mourns the untimely death of the King of Pop, I am grieving over the death of a lesser know man: a man whom many will never know, but whose mark on the world is significant. Two weeks ago, Rev.

Soong-Chan Rah 06-19-2009
Father's Day has always been a bittersweet holiday for me. For most of my life, my father was absent, having abandoned our family when I was in elementary school.
Many problems in our society will be solved when young men are willing to become good fathers. Of course, they can do this only if they have an example to follow.
George Mitrovich 06-16-2009
On the day my father died I was 1,200 miles away.
Harper McConnell 06-01-2009
We were in Masisi, a small town in the endless rolling green mountains of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

"Only the dead have seen the end of war."

Eugene Cho 05-15-2009

I'll be honest. I get timid writing these kind of posts. I'm scared of being labeled an angry or bitter Asian. I'm scared of the emails that come in. I'm scared of being de-invited for speaking gigs

Doctors who are working in the war zone in northern Sri Lanka
Nontando Hadebe 05-12-2009
In African culture death is accepted as an inevitable aspect of life and a promotion to the spiritual level where one becomes an ancestor whose duty is to protect and intercede for one's living fam
Ryan Beiler 04-17-2009
There is much to be disturbed about in the recent revelation of the Bush administration torture memos.