Would you like to know how many people have visited this page? Or how reputable the author is? Simply
sign up for a Advocate premium membership and you'll automatically see this data on every article. Plus a lot more, too.
Become a Fan. You'll get emails whenever I post articles on OpEd News
Professor Nan Fandel teaches communications in Iowa. She is also a journalist who has been an op-ed columnist for theIowa City Press-Citizennewspaper. Also a poet and a Jellaludin Rumi scholar, Professor Fandel lectures throughout the world on the words, teachings, and life of this 13th-century Sufi mystic poet, who today is among the most popular poets. She has co-authored a book in honor of Rumi titled Mystery Box, which will be available in mid-2008.
Professor Fandel's goal as a teacher and journalist is to tell the truth about what is happening in our world. Oftentimes, as she writes or communicates with young students who are just learning about the world, she breaks their hearts with these truths. But in the end, most understand that if they don't act to right the wrongs, to live a life of benefit to all, they will become spiritually impoverished in a world of hatred. "Not on my watch," she says!
(16 comments) SHARE Sunday, February 1, 2009 Stop Israel Now! I Challenge You, President Obama
I am throwing down the gauntlet to President Obama and his new administration to stop Israel now by cutting off all funding, all support, for they clearly do not want to stop their crimes of war, their massive crimes against humanity!
(5 comments) SHARE Sunday, March 23, 2008 THE LEGACY OF BARACK OBAMA: HE CAN NEVER LOSE
This is a reflection on the legacy that Senator Barack Obama will leave as a result of his Easter Week "Race Speech." It is shown through the personal experiences of one American woman.
(8 comments) SHARE Saturday, March 1, 2008 DEMOCRACY THIEVES
Bush administation pirates continue to pillage their own people by denying them the right to hold accountable people in leadership who have committed crimes against the US Constitution.
(26 comments) SHARE Monday, February 4, 2008 THE BUSH/CHENEY GENOCIDE: DEATH OF A NATION
It is way past the time for us to face reality and take action against the crimes and corruption of the Bush/Cheney White House. Their actions have been a Genocide of the worst kind, and the World courts must arrest and indict them after they leave office. This article lists many of the crimes and aggressions that have led me to be able to confidently make this accusation.