Monday, November 30, 2020

Inequality gone viral: The obscene numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation.

Mass shootings in the US have risen sharply in 2020—why?

There have been 578 mass shootings so far this year, this is already significantly above the 417 mass shootings recorded in the whole of 2019.

A history of the Earth

On our small but beautiful earth, made small by technology, made beautiful by nature, there is room for one group only: the family of humankind.

10 organizations honoring Native peoples’ history and future on Thanksgiving

Food Tank is standing with and highlighting organizations renouncing the traditional story of Thanksgiving and honoring Indigenous communities.

Quick guide to explaining left and right wings to kids

As you keep this guide in mind, just remember that you’re not expecting your child to fully understand the Left and the Right, and then pick a side.

Nearly two-thirds of older Black Americans can’t afford to live alone without help –...

The scale of the economic insecurity we’ve measured among older adults of color shows how critical government support can be to people living near the financial edge.

The tide is turning: Change and the coming of Maitreya

Spurred on by Trump's dismissal, I suddenly feel a wave of optimism, a rare thing!

Teachers are on a tightrope with no safety net

The hybrid model teachers are being thrust into during the pandemic isn’t sustainable without more resources and support.

How can we build a better world?

Instead of insisting on capitalism, I think we should focus on how we can make compassion for others a centerpiece of our society.

The kind of heroes we need to actually save the planet

Collectively, we can embody a new type of hero that challenges mainstream iconography.