Daily Archives: September 25, 2011

The remains

The beauty of death By Khalil Gibran Part 3 – The remains Unwrap me from this white linen shroud and clothe me With leaves of jasmine and lilies; Take my body from the ivory casket and let it rest Upon … Continue reading

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Important, but impotent

By Danny Schechter  One of the most astute critics of the United Nations was a man who worked there for years and worshipped its ambitions. His name was Conor Cruise O’Brien, an Irish diplomat and extraordinary writer who savaged the institution … Continue reading

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Wanted: Real leaders

By Thomas Friedman TO Barack Obama, John Boehner, Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi and Eric Cantor, I just have two words of advice: Herbert Hoover. I know you’re all familiar with that name. Hoover lives in infamy in U.S. … Continue reading

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