updated 8:45 AM EDT, Thu August 21, 2014
John Inazu says the slogan "We are Ferguson" is meant to express empathy and solidarity. It's not true: Not all of us live in those circumstances. But we all made them.
David Weinberger says Twitter and other social networks have been vested with a responsibility, and a trust, they did not ask for.
Michaela Davis says black mothers seeing the pain of Michael Brown's mother have 'the talk' again with their sons. But police are the ones who must be educated to deal with young men, not the other way around
Frida Ghitis says the sickening execution of James Foley was a direct challenge to the American people, to the U.S. government, and to the international community
US, Europe failed Foley
David Rohde, held captive by the Taliban for 7 months. says the US has it wrong about rescues.
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