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Debra Rae's Past Articles

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Children of, by, and for the State: A Legal Framework

 

published: March 30, 2014

 

Children are one-third of our population and all of our future.[i] Ostensibly providing for the rights of children worldwide, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) is a un...

A War for All Seasons

 

published: March 30, 2014

 

For ancient Israelites war held religious significance. In fact, priests often accompanied armies into battle. Wars were initiated with sacrificial rites; the divine oracle was consulted and trumpe...

2014 Road Map To Global Transformation

 

published: February 17, 2014

 

In working their New Year’s resolutions, many ponder what 2014 will look like for their families, state, nation, and world. Prognostications are indicators, imperfect ones at that; but eviden...

2014, The Year for Middle East Peace Part 2: Aliyah or A Lie?

 

published: February 02, 2014

 

In the words of historian Howard Zinn, "History is always a matter of taking sides."[i] The late Columbia University English professor Edward Said added, "Facts get their importance ...

2014, Designated Year for Middle East Peace. Part 1: Folly of Global Peacebuilding

 

published: January 20, 2014

 

It’s ironic that in a region known for millennia of feuding, ongoing wars and rumors thereof, standard greetings impart the message of peace, both in Hebrew (shalom, שָׁלוֹ) and Arabic (ʿalay...

Tea Parties, Laces, and Baby Doll Faces

 

published: December 16, 2013

 

As a young child, I was lovingly called “daddy’s little butterball” (no offense intended or taken!). To dad, I was made of “sugar, spice, and everything nice” with pro...

The Jewish Question Part 2: God’s Answer to “Convenient Hatred”

 

published: November 03, 2013

 

In pondering the Jewish question, I recall Fiddler on the Roof in which Tevye poses a revealing, though tongue-in-cheek question: “I know, I know,” he concedes. “We are Your chose...

The Jewish Question Part 1: Fallen Man’s “Convenient Hatred”

 

published: November 03, 2013

 

Over some ten generations, God faithfully increased the nation of Israel both in numbers and substance.[i] Nevertheless, likely out of fear and jealousy, the first of the land’s Hyksos (forei...

Civilization’s New Trajectory Part 2: From Feudalism to Class Warfare to Socialism to Techno-Fascism

 

published: October 13, 2013

 

With Draconian fervor, Brown Coats (storm troopers of the SA), Black Coats (SS), and Blue Coats (police) dominated Nazi Germany. Theirs morphed into a culture of surveillance whereby squads of poli...

Civilization’s New Trajectory Part 1: Chess Men of Transformation

 

published: October 13, 2013

 

Early in life, well-born, bred, and educated Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer embraced a noble call to guard his “great historical heritage and intellectual tradition.” [i] Unknown to young D...

World Future 2013 Part 2: Future-plex Mindset in a Hyper-complex World

 

published: August 04, 2013

 

Over the course of two and a half days, starting July 19, some 900 futurists are expected to gather at the Chicago Hilton for the World Future Society’s 2013 convention. With a view toward th...

World Future 2013 Part 1: The Next Horizon

 

published: August 04, 2013

 

From April to October of 1962, some ten million people visited the Seattle World’s Fair, popularly known as Century 21 and officially opened by President John F. Kennedy. With construction of...

Race to the Trough: Common Core Conundrum - Part 2: Cheat for Success

 

published: June 30, 2013

 

United by a common agenda, non-governmental special-interest groups have contributed to financing, writing, evaluating, and promoting new, national Common Core educational standards. Behind Common ...

Race to the Trough: Common Core Conundrum - Part 1: National Control of Ideas

 

published: June 30, 2013

 

In 1977, Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Joseph Califano rightly linked national control of curriculum to national control of ideas. [i] Indeed, our Founding Fathers purposely omitted ...

Kings without Kingdoms: G8, Google-meisters, and Bilderbergers

 

published: June 09, 2013

 

It’s that time of the year when a “by invitation only” roll-call of about 140 luminaries—corporate heads, major politicians, royalty, media moguls, and financial kingpins&md...

Politics of International Diffusion: Our Common Future

 

published: April 28, 2013

 

“It’s one-world now”—so said Leslie Gelb on the Charlie Rose Show (4 May 1993). President emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations, Dr. Gelb concedes that transnational ...

Quiet Diplomacy Toward The Future We Need:

 

published: March 24, 2013

 

Founded in 1998, the Quebec-based Forum for Democratic Global Governance (FIM) claims to know what you and I need. In a word, we need producers to provide for non-producers. To flesh out what that ...

Israel, The Little Nation that Could The Jewish Problem Examined, Part 2

 

published: March 17, 2013

 

A so-called “Green Line” marks the boundary between Israel and its Arab neighbors. On a sliver of mostly desert land (without oil), Jews created abundance (hence, the metaphorical &ldqu...

Israel, The Little Nation that Could The Jewish Problem Examined, Part 1

 

published: March 17, 2013

 

A popular children’s story features a little locomotive put to the test in front of a great, heavy train. As it neared the top of the grade, it reduced speed, but kept saying, "I—t...

Transcendent Commitments as 2013 Unfolds

 

published: December 02, 2012

 

Four years ago, I published on line a commentary entitled “Obama Claus is Coming to Town.”[i] And come, he did. To countless many, Obama was viewed as “a messiah-like figure&rdquo...

Forging Forward: “Flexible” Foreign Policy

 

published: November 28, 2012

 

It’s often said, “There’s no crystal ball to predict the future.” Filing documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission, even the Psychic Friends Network admitted: &l...

New Social Contract; Old Strategy: Part 2

 

published: November 06, 2012

 

Enlightened, twenty-first century thought compels folks to rethink the nature of social relationships and interactions. What’s not to like about “a sustainable, equitable future for...

New Social Contract; Old Strategy: Part 1

 

published: November 06, 2012

 

Following the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil (Rio+20, June 2012), UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay commended its broad inclusion of human rights provisions—i.e., rights t...

Human Rights Council: Foxes in the Henhouse

 

published: October 21, 2012

 

Basic to American creed are inalienable rights to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” In his Second Treatise of Government, John Locke outlined the law of nature and nature&r...

Fiscal Cliff or Launch Pad? Part 2

 

published: October 21, 2012

 

In the boxer’s ring of election year partisan politics, biblical scholar, author, and referee Wayne Grudem studies the moves of gloved contestants, each vying for his own view of government&r...

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Debra Rae

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A researcher, master educator and writer, Debra Rae holds two undergraduate degrees (in education and theology) and two graduate degrees (masters of education and ministries). She has traveled Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North and South America, Europe and Australia. Co-host of WOMANTalk Radio, Debra has been a guest on hundreds of other programs; and she is a contributing columnist/editor to online news magazines, including WOMANTalk.us. Having written a chapter for collected works of How to Overcome the Most Frightening Issues You will Face This Century, Debra has authored two books, ABCs of Globalism and ABCs of Cultural -Isms.

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