Isabel Khalili

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100 Women 2015: Iranian women's fight for freedom

<b>Iran is better known for its religious conservatism than its history of women's rights. But although it might not be obvious to outsiders, the feminist movement in the country has a rich and varied history.</b><p>As well as having the right to vote, many women are members of parliament in Iran. Unlike …

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What Would Buddha Do About the Terrorist Attack in Paris?

In the coming days, we will be deluged with views on what we should do about this assault on innocent citizens. We will hear political views, military views, media views, and intense public opinion. But in our anguish, grief, and confusion, let us consider a spiritual view as well.<p>We need wisdom in …

Spirituality

Unraveling The Surprising Relationship Between Mood And Productivity

Mood affects your productivity more than you realize, but a new app is helping employees take control of their emotions at work.<p>Much of what we deal with in life is shaped by our mind-set.<p>There is a quote I love that says, “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” I’ve found …

Psychology

Viola Davis and the 'white feminist' backlash

By most accounts, Viola Davis’ speech at the Emmys was an instant classic. She directly addressed the lack of diversity on television, saying, “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity.”<p>But Davis’ words about race made one actress feel uncomfortable.<p>Sunday night, …

'Creativity where least expected': Canadian photographer publishes art book of Soviet bus stops

Small shelters for people waiting for public transport in the former USSR have become a constant source of inspiration for Christopher Herwig. The …

The Next Major Hip-Hop Biopic Should Celebrate Missy Elliott

When <i>Straight Outta Compton</i> debuted, the country witnessed the strength of street knowledge. The film made a killing at the box office, drove sales …

Rap & Hip-Hop

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Black America owes no forgiveness: How Christianity hinders racial justice

Blacks are expected to absolve White America of its crimes. The rules change when the victim happens to be white<p>On the one-year anniversary of the death of an 18-year-old black teenager named Michael Brown by a (now confessed racist) white police officer named Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, …

Justice

12 European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet — But Should

Travel to Europe has become a monogamous affair for most vacationers, who bounce between cities like London, Barcelona, and Paris like they're in a …

Charles de Gaulle

11 Insanely Beautiful Small Towns from Around the World

Sure, we love big, bustling cities. But there’s something to be said for small towns where life moves slower, traditions are everywhere and the …

New Zealand

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

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