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Women in the U.S. have made tremendous gains in education, employment and earnings in the past 50 years, but there is still a persistent gender pay gap. Even young working women continue to lag behind men. And, unfortunately, the gap … Read more
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The Palestinian-Israeli issue has always been controversial. Palestine’s upgraded UN status from “non-member observer entity” to “non-member observer state,” passed in the General Assembly by a large margin on November 30, 2012, brings with it, on one hand, new opportunities … Read more
Frederick Douglass was a man who continually reinvented himself and would, in time, create the modern American civil rights movement and reshape American politics. The son of a slave woman and an unknown white man, “Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey” was … Read more
A sharp tip glinted out of the tree having traveled through from the other side. Chopping the wood open revealed the small bullet to be as shiny as the day it had been fired over 60 years before as Allied … Read more
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Can we measure the peacefulness of the world? And beyond that, estimate the impact of conflict on the global economy? On first consideration, these seem like impossible tasks. After all, the drivers of human conflict are varied and complex. But … Read more
From 22 to 24 October 2012, International Christian University (ICU) hosted the “2012 Aspen Cultural Diplomacy Forum” on its verdant campus in Tokyo, Japan. The Forum was cosponsored by ICU, the Aspen Institute and the Japan ICU Foundation (JICUF) and … Read more
Myanmar, the Southeast Asian country formerly known as Burma, has been gaining an increasing amount of international attention this year. There is great hope that this once stagnant country will navigate the brisk transformation that is currently transpiring. This rapid … Read more
For now, no more missiles fly from Gaza to Israel – nor from Israel to Gaza. The last several days of mutual-retaliation is now at its end. I will not re-post here what can be read widely in the news: … Read more