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Richard Schiffman is the author of two spiritual biographies and is a poet based in New York City, as well as a freelance journalist. His passions are his love of nature, studying the world's great mystical traditions and activist writing and journalism such as appears in his posts on OpEd News. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, Salon.com, The Christian Science Monitor, the Huffington Post and leading literary journals worldwide. His radio stories have been heard on "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered," and many other public radio shows. His "Spiritual Poetry Portal" can be found at http://multiplex.isdna.org/poetry.htm.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 1, 2012 Is America the Greatest Land on Earth?
For untold millions around the globe, the U.S. is feared, but not admired and respected, still less loved as we once almost universally were. It isn't our words and intentions, but our failure to act on them that disappoints our erstwhile friends around the world.