Although the Presidency is about issues, challenges, and complex negotiations, there’s another side. With every new President we get the pleasure of watching a human being adapt to the office. Very quickly an image emerges. Barack Obama entered the White House at a time of crisis, amid frayed nerves and anxiety. The image we wanted…

I read with horror this morning that over 1,500 farmers in India committed suicide after being driven to debt by crop failure. The crop failures, which took place in the agricultural state of Chattisgarh, was hit by falling water levels. Nearby forest depletion and poorly planned government dam projects contributed to the falling water level.…

Last week’s concert in NYC which reunited Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney  has once again brought attention to Transcendental Meditation.  It’s quite historic for the two surviving Beatles to perform together, and the concert brings back images of the Foursome’s days in India so many decades ago. The purpose of the event – organized by…

What’s your reaction to President Obama’s recent statements to the Muslim world that “the United States is not, and never will be, at war with Islam” and that “we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation”? Enough Americans feel bad about the Iraq war that they didn’t become upset over President Obama’s apology to the…

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