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  • Blog
    Tue, 12 Aug 2014
    ArticleBreaking News: Robin Williams Defeats ISIS

    By the time I commuted home last night, news of Robin Williams’ death had exploded across American media. His death marks a loss of part of our national culture.  His star rose during the economic boom of the late 20th Century, and he was brilliant in a constellation of quirky funny men (alongside Tom Hanks, Bill Cosby, Eddie... more...

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    Wed, 6 Aug 2014
    ArticleMultiplicity

    Flashback to 1996 and the movie “Multiplicity” starring Michael Keaton:  it was an entertaining premise of What would happen if there were two of me, or three, or four? We quickly learn that although the “Michaels” seem alike, they are all different.  Like veterans. Today our communities are supporting... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 4 Aug 2014
    ArticleThere Is Something About America

    I speak for the fifteen members of the TE’A Company when I state that There’s Something About America is a bold and exciting experiment in theatre for social change. There is something about America that we deeply love, so we have spent the past year working together to devise just the right the mix of characters, themes,... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 4 Aug 2014
    ArticleGail Langstroth Intersections’ Ribbon of Hope...

    Gail Langstroth is a good friend of Intersections International.  Over the years she has volunteered time and talent in support of many of our events, including our Ribbons of Hope installation that was created in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of 9/11. A poet, eurythmist and a visual artist, Gail is also a writer and the... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 31 Jul 2014
    ArticlePerfect Storm

    As you know, Intersections has been a driving force behind the US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium, an alliance of religious leaders, community organizers, scholars and students who have gathered together on several occasions to build relationships, alter stereotypes and develop and implement an action agenda that reduces the level of... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014
    ArticleTumultuous July

    After a relentless workload this spring here at Intersections, which began with a trip to Pakistan, included the most successful awards celebration in our history and a plunge into the arduous annual task of budgeting and year-end finances, two weeks off sounded more than enticing. Summer months invariably bring a slower pace, allowing... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 15 Jul 2014
    ArticleDon’t Get Out of the Military and Become an...

    “A leader is a man who can adapt principles to circumstances.” – General George S. Patton I think William Treseder and I would get along famously.  And by famously I mean that we would fight like brother and sister, but ultimately agree on what is good for the whole fam damily. On June 3rd, he wrote an article... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 14 Jul 2014
    ArticleGrassroots & Community Initiatives Toward...

    In March 2014, the US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium (UPIC) held a week-long strategic planning session with their counterparts in Islamabad. In an effort to maximize our audience, we held a Public Day that featured appearances by UPIC delegates, college students, heads of university institutions, and even the Federal Minister of... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 14 Jul 2014
    ArticleChallenges of Hate Crimes in Pakistan

    The US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium (UPIC) is focused solely on rebuilding the relationship between these two great nations. However UPIC has supporters all over the world who share in the appreciation of this work. Rehman Anwar is a Friend of UPIC as well as the Project Manager for Faith Matters in the UK. Although this blog has... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 7 Jul 2014
    ArticleMouth Shut, Eyes Open: Five Critical Lessons I...

    Back in March, I stumbled on a brand new pilot program through my home institution in Iowa, Central College. This program places an emphasis on social justice and requires an internship in New York City. I was ecstatic to hear that I’d been accepted!  While other college kids would be working summer jobs at fast food joints, I... more...

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