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Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is the best chance for Middle East peace

There needs to be some sense of trust between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Abbas. So far, that trust has been notably absent. ...


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Response: I am not a feminist

Feminism is not what makes a woman strong. ...


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In India, a short-term stay can have long-term effects

There is no mantra to replace the world we unveil to ourselves. ...


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Black History Month is particularly significant in today's climate

Isn’t it curious that a discussion of black history seems to peter out significantly after the Civil Rights Movement? ...


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George Zimmerman deserves a knockout

It’s crucial for both Zimmerman himself and everyone following to realize that George Zimmerman has no place accepting applications for a celebrity anything. ...


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Coca-Cola ad critics miss the point

The fact is, it doesn’t matter what language the song is sung in. “America the Beautiful” is a song celebrating American unity, an ideal that is patriotic in any language. ...


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Teach For America doesn't live up to its mission

The intensive training program is merely intensive by name and description. ...


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Feminist? You better believe it

Sorry to disappoint you all, but gender inequality is still very much a reality worldwide. ...


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Casual sex can be seriously dangerous

If there’s a lack of communication, intentions can be misinterpreted and all of sudden, a booty call is causing more drama than it’s worth. ...


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Obama tells it straight to Congress

The president’s approach took a different route this year. ...