If Henry David Thoreau still believes that “Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty,” then he must be awfully disappointed about the current state of America.
Greg Olear interviews his friend, the film producer Roman Kindrachuk–a longtime Kiev resident, whose apartment overlooks Maidan Square–on the situation in Ukraine.
Is America really the greatest country in the world or are we hurting future generations by promoting this sort of nationalistic attitude in our children?
Whenever anyone is diminished, we are all demeaned, and the possibility for authentic community cannot be realized unless and until we become involved, to challenge, to question, to act.
Vladi sees the problems, but like many faced with the need for huge social reform; he is also unable to find the answers alone.
Paul Blest on vegetarianism, gender roles, and a video of some really happy cows.
Eduardo Garcia spent most of his youth in Venezuela, and it breaks his heart to see how it’s being torn apart, its people killed. Even worse, why is the world ignoring it?
Kansas State Rep Gail Finney is pushing for a law that will allow parents and other adults of the parent’s choosing to strike their child up to 10 times. I can’t make this stuff up.
Warren Blumenfeld on his experience with ACT UP, and why we must continue to fight the good fight.
We’ve heard about the atrocities in North Korea. Where do we go from here?
The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.
Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, explores the impact of the thousands of disabled Indians who protested in New Delhi for the right to be counted as equal.
In 2009 India was home to half of the world’s polio cases. They haven’t had a case since January 2011. How did this happen? Global collaboration.
Professor Warren Blumenfeld sees parallels between Russia’s anti-homosexual agenda and Nazi ideology. And he’s sees a bit of hypocrisy in the US as well.
Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, explores the impact of one little girl’s courage to petition for the manufacturers of American Girl dolls to make a doll with a disability.
Conversations about sexual violence relegate men to two roles: Bystander or Perpetrator. It’s time to add the third role: Survivor.
Professor Warren Blumenfeld on the American Association of Christian Counselors’ continued exclusion of the LGBT community.