Tag Archives: Iraq

Rita Cosby Speaks on Abused Women and TM

By Rita Cosby. New York, N.Y. As a television journalist for more than twenty years, I have seen women and girls in their worst state, overwhelmed by their difficult ordeals from battling homelessness, drugs, prostitution…. or from a fight of a different kind, a deep depression or anxiousness stemming from the traumas of war. Rita speaking […]

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The Road to Recovery with Norman Marcus, M.D.

New York, N.Y.  “Jim” is a Marine who is currently being treated for chronic pain by Norman Marcus, MD. With an effective and innovative treatment intervention, Jim avoided spinal surgery and most of his pain is gone. “I served in Iraq and Afghanistan. I was deployed three times. My first tour was in Iraq for […]

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Amid Escalation of Wars, New York Peace Film Festival Turns Four

By Jonathan Fluck, edited by Jim Luce. New York, N.Y.  The New York Peace Film Festival is in its fourth year and each year I’ve been alternately euphoric and depressed.  Euphoric, because many people are actually promoting and documenting the peaceful resolution of conflicts and showing the horrors of failing to do so.  Depressed, because […]

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Chatting with UNICEF’s Director Ann Veneman

New York, N.Y.  I met UNICEF‘s executive director Ann M. Veneman recently at Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden’s World Childhood Foundation luncheon at the United Nations.  Ann spoke strongly and compassionately on the appalling conditions of children around the world – especially child victims of sexual abuse and exploitation, which World Childhood Foundation attempts to counter.  Ann […]

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Bob Cushman: A Serious Commitment to Humanity

New York, NY. “We have made a commitment to our clients to assist them in every we can, to recommend solutions we believe are in their best interests, and to imagine that they are sitting with us on every transaction executed on their behalf.” This is how Bob Cushman began our interview which included his partner […]

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Bill Clinton: Elder Statesman to the World

New York, N.Y. I first met Bill and Hillary Clinton at the New York Hilton when Bill was running for president for the first time in 1992.  I liked him but I was more impressed with her.  He went on to be president, and she overcame charges of carpet-bagging to become New York’s senator. I […]

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Italy Hosts Child Soldiers Symposium with U.N.

New York, N.Y.  The obscene issue of child soldiers is being discussed this week at an international symposium in Rome.  The Italian government is hosting this important symposium, “Children and Young People Affected by Armed Conflict: Learn, Understand, Act.”  This meeting is in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of […]

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How to Turn Difficult Times into a Period of Growth

World Pandemic: Young Global Leaders as Social Media Influencers

From Jamaica: Young Global Leaders Create New Global Perspective

Paws of War Asks for Help to Bring Soldier’s Dog Back to America

From Jamaica: Struggle as Motivation to Impact World

Maxwell Bennett on Malala Yousafzai and School Shootings