The rhetoric soared today as rich nation leaders -- UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Australia's PM Kevin Rudd and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton -- urged completion of a deal to slow global warm
What if? What if Obama's speech had not simply referenced Gandhi and King but followed them in following the way of Jesus?
President Obama laid out a moral defense of the use of force in his acceptance speech in Oslo
If all we notice in President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Lecture is a justification of war, we will miss the 21st
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.
--William Butler Yeats, from "The Second Coming"
The decision has been made. The orders have been signed. The first wave of the 30,000 additional warriors heading to Afghanistan is scheduled to arrive before Christmas.
On the eve of the election last November, I wrote a thinly-veiled endorsement of Barack Obama and blas
Our country has a long history of underserving and mistreating African-Americans and other marginalized groups.