“How many deaths will it take?” In how many places within the United States and abroad?
Aurora, Colorado? Tucson, Arizona? Virginia Tech? Columbine? The University of Texas tower?
Nagasaki? Korea? Vietnam? Grenada? Panama? Iraq? Afghanistan? Pakistan?Continue
“On any given day, new people are born into varied circumstances all around the world. They may arrive into a poor family in Yemen or a wealthy one in Manhattan - through no intention of their own.”
Bay Area writer Michael Lewis’s recent Princeton commencement address has…Continue
Added by Caroline Anderson on June 26, 2012 at 10:27am — No Comments
We don’t talk about our hearts nearly enough in international aid and philanthropy. But this Valentine’s Day seems like a good time to do so. Our hearts draw us to this work, and if we keep them open enough, they are what tie us to this work when the frustrations and obstacles seem insurmountable.
A community leader and member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska,…Continue
150 million people in the United States are perennially poor, newly poor, or near poor. That’s right, the latest Census figures show that half of America is officially poor. In this so-called economic powerhouse of a…Continue
Great piece from Michael Shank on the Huffington Post: