Friends, For the past several years, I’ve taken time at year-end to reach out to some of the people who matter to me and with whom I haven’t been in touch. It’s become a kind of personal tradition. I don’t send cards or letters reflecting on the year’s events—rather, I write an email to some […]
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Yasmine, a beautiful young Yemeni girl hugged me before I left Brussels this morning and told me with tears in her eyes, “I hope we meet again – You never know.” Perhaps one day we will meet in Syria or Yemen. I spent the last few days in Brussels, where the European Union held a […]
Friends — Human rights are relevant to all of us, every day. The UN Declaration of Human Rights, opens with a complex philosophical statement: “Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world…” Whatever your […]
Facts are on the chopping block and if you’re not already worried—you should be. Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they’re having trouble figuring out what’s real and what’s fake on the internet. Identifying facts is getting harder, especially with the bombardment of information tailored to reinforce our opinions. The challenge for all of us, as thoughtful consumers of […]