Friday, January 22, 2021

The Christmas gift

His son would have a better Christmas than expected... and he felt absolutely no guilt about it at all.

7 books every activist needs to read

Activism can be a long and exhausting road but there are so many sources of inspiration out there. From indigenous protesters to LGBTQ heroes, recharge your activism with these essential stories of standing up to power.

Time to grow up: Ending divisions creating peace

It's time for humanity to come of age, to reject all that divides us, to unite and create a space in which peace and harmony can ring out across the world.

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!