In West African mythology, the "Sankofa" is a bird that flies forward while looking backward, with an egg symbolizing the future in its mouth.
Are you being recruited? Are recruiters giving you all the information you need to make an informed decision about joining the military? Do you have other options? These questions should be filtering through your mind while trying to understand what it means to be a young American.
A roundtable discussion with Sarah van Gelder: A rabbi, a minister, and an imam, brought together by 9/11 and what followed, discover new spiritual depths from their dialogue and friendship.
Since 1983, a state of war has existed between the government of Sri Lanka and the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The deadly tsunami of December 2004 brought a temporary halt in the action, but violence has escalated during the past summer. A veteran observer visits refugee camps where people await a resolution to a civil war that has spanned more than two decades.
After Cindy Sheehan lost her son Casey to the war in Iraq, she went to Crawford, Texas to ask President Bush to explain the noble cause her son had died for. Thousands joined her at Camp Casey.
Twenty years ago, the world’s worst industrial accident killed and maimed thousands in Bhopal, India. Today, a clinic treats those living with the effects of the original accident and the continued contamination from the abandoned site.
Post-Katrina volunteer medics on bicycles created a new model of community health care.
Research now tells us that lower socio-economic status may be more harmful to health than risky personal habits...
Bear Butte Mountain, host to Summit of Nations, faces encroachment from biker bars and concert venue developments.
The farm in South Central Los Angeles has been bulldozed but the farmers, tree-sitters, and community supporters remain determined to reclaim the land.