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The Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden is Better Than Ever

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I didn't think NYBG could top itself, but this year the Holiday Train Show is even more magnificent than in the past. Read More »

Charlie Sheen Reveals He Has HIV With Grace Under Pressure

If he can indeed help others – even save other lives – Charlie’s story has a much happier ending than anyone could have imagined for him a few days ago. Read More »

Paris Attacks: Give Peace a Chance

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The killings in Paris are part of a cycle based on erroneous beliefs and assumptions. Now is a time when we can pause and start a new cycle – a cycle of waking up to our oneness with each other, with our Mother Earth and indeed the entire universe. Read More »

Language Matters in Life and Business: Words of War

ISIS? ISIL? Islamic State? Daesh? What's in a name? A lot. Read More »

Bombings in Beirut a Day Before Paris Attacks Get Minimal Coverage


All lives matter – ALL lives – and it’s about time the media embraces that fact and proves it by the stories that are covered. Read More »

Terrorists Attack Paris – New Yorkers and All Americans Should Show Support


On this cold fall day in New York my heart is in Paris. Read More »

Starbucks Red Coffee Cups and Mall Santa Glacier Not Anti-Christmas


Plain red paper cups and a glacier display in the mall do nothing to ruin my Christmas. That already started when I heard Christmas music in a store on October 30th. Read More »

Leslie Odom Jr. Performs at the Morris-Jumel Mansion’s Culture and Arts Festival

Leslie Odem Jr., Morris-Jumel Mansion, Culture and Arts Festival,

The Culture and Arts Festival at the Morris-Jumel Mansion is a yearly event which is held to support the mansion/museum. Read More »

Tiquipaya II, People’s World Conference on Climate Change 2015

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When was the last time you got to attend a brainstorming session with the president of a country? Read More »

What are U.S. Marines Doing in Peru?

Huge march in Lima protesting US marines in Peru. Photo: teleSUR / Rael Mora

Will U.S. news soon be filled with stories comparing the Shining Path to Isis, as an excuse to wage war in the land of Machu Picchu? Read More »