Archive | May, 2012

Jim Luce on Latin America

Jim Luce first traveled to Latin America in college where he studied for a semester in Bogotá, Colombia.  He has since travelled throughout the Americas, including the Dominican Republic where he had an audience with the First Lady (Prima Dama), as well as in Peru, El Salador, Mexico – and of course Puerto Rico, where [...]

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OLD: Amen Clinic: Head Docs Need to Look Into Heads – Makes Sense (By Jim)

New York, N.Y.  The medical establishment likes to look.  I have had urologists check out my kidneys, orthopedists x-ray my knee, and proctologists – well, you get the picture.  But neither I nor any of my friends have ever had a head doctor literally look into our heads.  I never thought this was odd until [...]

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Diplomatic Viewpoint: Sri Lankan Ambassador on Buddha’s Birthday

By Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona, edited by Jim Luce Today the United Nations commemorates Vesak in accordance with the General Assembly Resolution 54/115.  Vesak is a special day for Buddhists around the world.  It also falls on the full moon day of the month of Vesak and commemorates the birth, the enlightenment and the Parinibhana [...]

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Launched by Australian Visionary, U.S. Peace Index Hits Year Two

I first met Steve Killelea one year ago at the Harvard Club when the U.S. Peace Index (USPI) was launched. Last week, in the Japanese-themed Upper East Side home of Krishen and Geeta Mehta, I met him again — along with his lovely wife and daughter — far from his native Australia. Steve is a business-minded visionary [...]

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World Youth Initiative: Tomorrow’s Leaders, Solving Today’s Issues

New York, N.Y.  Last fall, teen philanthropist Isaac J. Kassin was awarded our James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation’s coveted Luce Leader 2012 Award for his work in philanthropy, including his signature fund within our foundation. Accepting the award at a gala at the law firm of Skadden Arps, 17-year old Isaac made an impassioned speech with [...]

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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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Much Ado Over the Freedom to Love–LGBT bias rears ugly head over upcoming Pink Dot event in Singapore

Film: Cameroon’s Response to ‘Born This Way’

‘Children of the Night’ Focuses on Human Sex Trafficking in U.S.

Trip into Rural Haiti to Visit “Little Miss Moses”

Step Forward For Orphans Day Held in Washington

Curiator: What is the Art You Care About?