Tag Archives: Nobel peace prize

Bradley Manning: Nobel Prize-Worthy Leader or Failed Follower?

As we wait for Bradley Manning’s sentencing, now that we know the death penalty is off the table with the one-count acquittal for “aiding the enemy,”┬áthere’s a lot of buzz about the morality of the information he released. One author praises Manning and says he deserves the Nobel Peace Prize; another┬ásays he has redefined the […]

Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma: A Leader Rises Gently

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, now a member of parliament, leads pro-democracy initiatives with dignity and strength. A woman like this makes whiny American complaints about our elected leaders seem petty and passive. We carp about lobbyists and inadequate policies and protections. And until the Occupy Movement, our protests were rather small […]