Category Archives: Libya

Wet and Quickly Drying – An Explanation of the Year’s Changes, A Proposal for Next Steps


As featured on the Huffington Post: The life we know hasn’t changed much since December 27 of 2010. Murky smog still poisons the air I breathe in Los Angeles. A snapshot of the New York skyline taken today will match … Continue reading

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“Don’t Say Hate” – What to Do When Nothing Can be Done


Somewhere, sometime, someone advised only to speak when it improves upon the silence. I generally try to abide by that rule. In fact, now seems like a particularly easy time to do so. Though much is happening in the world … Continue reading

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A Spicy Situation – Obama’s Libya Wisdom


When I was two years old, and my parents and I had been living in Manhattan for about a year, we had a visit from some out-of-town relatives. Because it was a special occasion, my mom and dad dressed me … Continue reading

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A Watchful Eye, Not a Loaded Gun – America’s Role in Libya


Last Friday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters that military action in Libya is still on the table. It shouldn’t be. America need not and must not act as an imperialist regime. It must be a global humanitarian … Continue reading

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There Goes Democracy – What Happens Next?


In the heat of protest, the heavy weight of demand overrides reality. The incongruity of wants and desires outweigh what is within the realm of possibility. The whole event becomes more about the amount of protesters and signs than it … Continue reading

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