Syria, For the Love of Humanity

The increasing fecklessness of the so-called international community is on hideous display with another massacre by the Assad regime in Syria. Inter-national institutions are...

Special Report – A Highway Through the Serengeti!

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFevre The word Serengeti is synonymous with Africa. The Serengeti’s spectacular panoply of predator and prey still echoes through the mists of...

Inquiry: The Glacier Within

Questioner one: Is the darkness and deadness in human consciousness, which can fairly be said to be human consciousness now, increasing, or being dispelled?...

Ending Religious Authority

There are more Buddhist traditions in the West than you can shake stick at these days. There are even one or two ‘lineages’ that...

Buddhism in Costa Rica

Over the past few decades Catholic Churches in Central America has seen an exodus of their congregants leaving to explore and join other Christian...

Standing on a Stump in the Universe

Yesterday was windy, and the strong breezes burnished the foothills, making the sentinel rock in the canyon stand out sharply against a cobalt blue...

The Language of Being

It was a very windy day, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour. You would think the hummingbirds would be hunkered down somewhere. But a...

Costa Rica’s Exceptionalism

Costa Rica’s exceptionalism goes much further than its natural wonders. Known as the Switzerland of Central America, it has achieved global recognition as one...

Imagining the United States without the Military, Costa Rica Style

Costa Rica abolished its military in 1948 after a rugged civil war. It is difficult to even begin to describe how such a change...
Hillary Clinton visits Libya

Does Libya belong to its people now?

COLOMBO (IDN) - In 2009 Libya was a friend of the U.S. so much so that it allowed several American corporate giants to enter...
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