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  • India's incomplete democracy

    In April and May, the world's largest democracy elected its latest prime minister, Narendra Modi. Modi has promised to shake up long-standing government corruption and bring prosperity to all of India, as he did to the state of Gujarat as its chief...
  • Historian Jay Winter: The five things Americans should know about the Great War

    Historian Jay Winter: The five things Americans should know about the Great War
    A chauffeur's happenstance wrong turn down a back street in Sarajevo 100 years ago this week ended in the assassination of the heir to the throne of the Habsburg empire. Archduke Franz Ferdinand's murder was the catalyst for the Great War that haunts...
  • Accounting of confiscated Turkish churches sought

    Armenian community leaders in Glendale and Burbank are cheering this week as a congressional bill that calls for an accounting of confiscated Christian churches, monasteries, and other religious properties in Turkey and their eventual return to their...
  • 'Fiddler On Roof' Lyricist Talks About Show's Beginnings

    'Fiddler On Roof' Lyricist Talks About Show's Beginnings
    A Broadway musical about a Jewish shtetl, a Russian pogrom and a poor milkman who talks to God? Sounds crazy, no? "To us it was simply the next show to do," says Sheldon Harnick, who wrote the lyrics to the show that would become the beloved...
  • Ryan Phillippe's Human Rights Doc to Hit Theaters This Summer

    Actor and exec producer Ryan Phillippe's doc "Isolated," which focuses on an ongoing genocide in the Indonesian province of West Papua, is getting some big screen treatment. Phillippe and Something Kreative, the production company launched by producer...
  • Susan Abrams, The CEO of tolerance

    Susan Abrams, The CEO of tolerance
    Two weeks ago, a white supremacist opened fire outside of the Jewish Community Center and at an assisted living facility in Overland Park, Kan. He is charged with murdering three people. After his arrest, he yelled "Heil Hitler" from inside a squad car....
  • Local officials express happiness with resolution observing Armenian Genocide

    Public officials in Glendale are praising a vote by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday that passed a resolution to observe and commemorate the Armenian Genocide. Authored by committee chair Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Sen. Mark...
  • Jack Kevorkian's paintings and death device come to L.A. gallery

    Jack Kevorkian's paintings and death device come to L.A. gallery
    It may not be art, but it's certainly going to be one of the most macabre objects ever shown in an art gallery: the Thanatron, the intravenous drip device that Dr. Jack Kevorkian invented to shuffle his clients off this mortal coil via assisted suicide,...
  • Genocide descendants continue to seek recognition

    Genocide descendants continue to seek recognition
    As ‎nearly 1,200 people packed the Alex Theatre on Thursday at the 13th annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, attendees were abuzz about a historic statement made by the Turkish Prime Minister the day prior. PHOTOS: Armenian Genocide...