Tag Archives: terror

When Visionaries Disappoint Us: Living Legacy vs. Leadership Choices

Aung San Suu Kyi, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for democratic resistance to military dictatorship in Myanmar, was released from house arrest in 2010. Now State Counsellor, facing a crisis of targeted attacks on the minority Rohingya people, she is expected to stand up for inclusion and peace once again.  What can we learn […]

July 4: #Diversity is #AntiTerrorism

When I ask “What does it mean to be free?” everyone seems to have a different answer, because each of us has different goals, different hungers. Honoring that difference is what makes democracy work, and democracy works because we negotiate differences rather than imposing one vision on everyone. Great leaders are visionary enough to hold […]

American #Muslim Leaders Stand Against Daesh: You are outlaws! You do not speak for us.

The Council on American-Muslim Relations sponsored a strong statement against the violence in Orlando on Sunday, which is being blamed on Radical Islam. “We must not tolerate hate crimes and violence of any kind… As Muslims, as Americans, now is the time to make it clear that we will not give way to hate, and […]