Gaza Armageddon: When A Look is Worth 1000 Bombs [Updates]

A brother's "why" expression says it all - Courtesy Bahaa Salman in Gaza

Take one! The scene begins with a camera pan right, a focus on the face of a masked gunman. There’s the weapon, the cold stare via eye slits, then the hostage comes into view. The camera now pans out, 100 police, weapons drawn, are aiming at the long gunman. Pistol to the captive woman’s head, suddenly the police open fire emptying their weapons into the bank robber AND the hostage.

Will Obama Answer to a Forgotten America?

Thank you Julie for Lady Liberty solitude

The Obama administration, the Neo-Cons, they’ve set the stage for “Russia to the rescue” in Europe. Maybe across the planet. The west’s plan to isolate Russia, is as likely to backfire setting American adrift in a sea of mistrust.

The Climate Change Imperative [by Richard Edelman]

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I went to the home of Professor Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, last night for dinner. Sachs, a Harvard classmate (one of those people you identified at age 18 as having superior intellect), has taken a leadership role in the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a coalition of academics, business and non-governmental organizations.

The Summer Job [by Richard Edelman]

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Last night was the annual party for the interns at Edelman New York. As I do every year, I spend time with them, ask questions, listen, give advice when asked, avoid beer pong and other potentially hazardous activities and do my best to fit in.

The 2014 Academic Summit [by Richard Edelman]

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Edelman hosted its sixth Academic Summit last week at DePaul University in Chicago. We had over 80 professors of communications, marketing and public relations for a three day event. Many of our clients, including HP, GE, Starbucks, SC Johnson, Samsung, Darden, Gap, CVS Caremark, DMI, ConAgra and Mars, spoke to the academics.

All Aboard: Next Stop the Real Europe

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“Only behind closed doors … and even then only in whispers, bygone days may be over at last.” Today an upheaval is going on in Europe, for the first time in the 21st century, Europeans are willing to assume joint responsibility for foreign policy. And in Berlin today, no less.”