Patrick Sallee looks at where we need to improve ourselves if we want to make a difference.
Rabbi Adina Lewittes urges us to be hopeful and fiercely optimistic during a Thanksgiving season when the world seems upside down.
Presidents sometimes fail because of their own mistakes, but often times they appear to fail because of our unrealistic expectations.
Adam Dyer wonders if shifting from a model of independence to interdependence would be better than relying on “war, conquering and oppression” for battles we just can’t win.
Canada’s first black doctor was also a surgeon during the U.S. Civil War. He was present at Abraham Lincoln’s death bed.
Tim Hart knows his generation has left the young people of America with a big mess in the battle to end racism. But he’s willing to join the fight if you are.
Frederick Douglas joined fellow black Americans in Emancipation Hall when a 7-foot bronze statue was unveiled earlier this week.
In this incarnation of the strong against the weak, it’s a maniac with an assault rifle versus school children.
This weekend, we have an excerpt from Robert Kloss’s striking new novel, THE ALLIGATORS OF ABRAHAM, a Civil War epic unlike any other.
Tom Matlack wonders what would make a teenage boy go into a school cafeteria and blow away three innocent kids he barely knew.
Wolf Pascoe writes: “Lincoln’s greatness was that each day, each punishing day, he became a better man than he’d been the day before.”
No. They don’t just suck it up. They use failure to create something better.
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You’re reading with the hopes that this is one of those bait-and-switch sensational articles, right?
A great baseball player on the field, a great person off the field. Derek Jeter is doing it right.
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Philadelphians who represent a wide variety of professions and communities have been tapped by Mayor Nutter to join the Community Oversight Board.
Are your kids’ nightmares keeping you up at night?
Lovers are much easier to come by, of course… Best friends, on the other hand… they’re called “best” friends for a reason. They’re incredibly difficult to, if not impossible, to replace.
Humans, like other animals, are shaped by the places they inhabit, both individually and collectively.
The life expectancy of a child born in a wealthy country today could well be 100 years. By the end of the century, the populations of many of those countries could have median ages above 65.
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Wellcast reminds us not to let connective technology rob us of real life experience.
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.