Opinion, by Melissa M. Souza
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - We are entering 4th of July week, and it’s a good time to both reflect and act on the meaning of that revolutionary date. As we look around at what’s happening in the world today — disparate events from the recent Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care Reform to the Arab Spring — we can find the common thread that weaves these actions together, and connect them to July 4th.
That date marked the first revolution in History to assure in the ideas of a people’s right to self-determination . . .