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While in jail, Nelson Mandela was able to fundamentally change himself and emerge as a potent leader, says John Battersby.
December 5, 2013 -- Updated 2256 GMT (0656 HKT)
Kennedy Odede says Nelson Mandela's example kept his spirit alive when he lived on the streets as a child in a dangerous slum in Nairobi.
December 5, 2013 -- Updated 1222 GMT (2022 HKT)
Sally Kohn says hospitals are closing in GOP states that refused to expand Medicaid. Republicans want to spite Obama, but they end up hurting their constituents.
December 5, 2013 -- Updated 1451 GMT (2251 HKT)
Dean Obeidallah: Who could've ever predicted that 140 characters could screw up so many people's lives?
December 5, 2013 -- Updated 1225 GMT (2025 HKT)
Matthew Fraser says racism is a sensitive issue in France, and Bob Dylan's comments have touched a raw nerve.
December 5, 2013 -- Updated 1450 GMT (2250 HKT)
Johnita Due says we can understand and empathize with the pain felt by survivors of the Newtown shootings, yet access to public records is vital if we are to fully understand our society and its ills.
December 3, 2013 -- Updated 2255 GMT (0655 HKT)
Robert Ellsberg says Rush Limbaugh's remarks show no one is troubled by a pope who loves the poor until the pope dares to reflect on the causes of poverty
December 4, 2013 -- Updated 1801 GMT (0201 HKT)
Brian Donovan says we don't know what went through Paul Walker's mind in the moments leading up to his fiery end, but the crash may provide yet another example of speed's addictive power
December 3, 2013 -- Updated 2256 GMT (0656 HKT)
Kyle Ayers says it's OK to share conversations publicly as long as the people involved are kept anonymous.
December 4, 2013 -- Updated 1314 GMT (2114 HKT)
Ruben Navarrette says people criticizing Mitt Romney's son for tweeting a picture of himself after helping people in a car crash are petty haters slamming someone for a good deed
December 4, 2013 -- Updated 1404 GMT (2204 HKT)
Susan Nossel says it's not just interrnational relations that suffered from Edward Snowden's revelations. Some writers have begun censoring themselves out of fear.
December 3, 2013 -- Updated 2109 GMT (0509 HKT)
Kate Ascher says everyone laments the state of the U.S. rail system after a deadly New York train derailment. But high tech improvements won't make train travel safe as long as humans are in charge.
December 3, 2013 -- Updated 0153 GMT (0953 HKT)
Sanjay Gupta says whether the Affordable Health Care Act ends up improving health has a lot to do with whether Americans start making better personal decisions about eating, exercise and weight loss
December 2, 2013 -- Updated 1244 GMT (2044 HKT)
John O'Dell says it's wrong to question the viability of Tesla as a company because of recent incidents of fires
December 1, 2013 -- Updated 1717 GMT (0117 HKT)
Bill Gates says the Global Fund, which matches the best tools to those who need them most, is one of the kindest--and smartest-- investments the world has ever made
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