In their first best-selling book, Half the Sky, husband and wife team Nicholas D. Kristof, a New York Times columnist, and
What better way to celebrate your 25th wedding anniversary than with 1,900 of your biggest fans?Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and authors Nicholas Kristof and his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, did just that at the 28th annual Chicago Foundation for Women luncheon.
It's certainly a special thing when we pause to appreciate our loved ones. But perhaps we can raise our game in 2011 and do a bit more on this date.
By all journalistic reports, it was the Egyptian government of President Hosni Mubarak that sent thousands of armed thugs into Tahrir Square and the streets of Cairo yesterday to bring violence to what had been a peaceful and nonviolent protest for democracy. Some think many of those who were attacking the protesters were police in plain clothes. Others are believed to have been hired and bused in to foment violence with machetes, clubs, and razors -- some riding in on horses and camels into the peaceful crowds. A call for peace now must mean a call for Mubarak's immediate resignation.
Conservative Republicans peddling into the hands of al-Qaeda are also creating false dichotomies that force division, catering to the growing prejudice of Americans towards Muslims and Islam.
In less than two weeks, the world's leading voices on advancing the lives and livelihoods of women and girls around the world will come together for the 2010 Women Deliver Summit.
Their international staff and team of over 1,000 partners, pro bono experts and leaders, including senior government, corporate
Complicit too is the media's noncoverage of nonviolent direct actions and damaging comments by someone of Bono's stature