What is Happening to the Mental Health of Young People Caught up in Gaza Conflict?


It’s clear that young people are getting caught in the crossfire of the latest round of fighting between Israel and Palestine and the conflict is taking a huge toll on them. And the effects of the war are not just physical.

MH17, Iraq, Gaza and the Deadly Verbal Dance Around Killing People


Global leaders speak the same language when distancing themselves from the killing of civilians in military operations.

I’m Not the Only One Who Sucks?


Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?

Wasn’t Obamacare Suppose To Fail?


It turns out a lot of those negative predictions you’ve been hearing for so long about Obamacare didn’t come true.

What If They Gave a War and Nobody Came?


Warren Blumenfeld asserts that it’s the leaders of Israel and Palestine who perpetuate the conflict, while the majority of the general populace desires true and lasting peace.

War is a Land Grab and it Always Has Been

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Scott Pelley, on CBS Evening News, talks of the struggles of today and how to get to peace.

Fighting the “Department of They”

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A Saturday morning scroll through Facebook-land turns into a heart-wrenching rant, and a plea for sanity and unity.

First Rule of War: Don’t Target Civilians, Especially Women & Children

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War is insanity and brings about pain, death and misery. Peace equals life, prosperity and happiness. What do you chose?

The Algerian National Team is Donating all $9 Million of its World Cup Prize Money to Gaza


Players on the Algerian national soccer team, which lost in a knockout-round bout against Germany in the World Cup, will donate all of its money to the people of Gaza, a report stated.

Talking About Boston with My Boy

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A car trip with one of my boys provides closeness and perspective—over the Boston Marathon bombings .

Hamas Cops Shaving Heads of Gaza’s Young Men

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This is the latest sign that the Islamic militants are imposing their strict practices on the population.

No Israeli Boots on the Ground


If this becomes a ground game, the U.S. should impose economic and trade sanctions against Israel.

Photo Essay: A Sprawling Desert Prison, for Thousands of Refugees


Tel-Aviv-based journalist Noam Sheizaf provides a rare glimpse into the prison facilities of Ketsiot at the Israel-Egypt border