Working “Off The Clock”
When a story takes hold of, transports, and truly transforms us, it’s more than the power of connection at work. It’s seeing ourselves in the face of another.
In paying tribute to Simon Rodia, the Italian-American builder of the L.A. Watts Towers, William Kelley Woolfitt offers a compelling meditation on the ties that bind brothers together.
What’s it like to be a mid-life, divorced dad looking for something new and good? David Raether is hopeful.
Here’s to the ingenuity of the unrestrained young mind. And also to the filmmaker, Nirvan, who organized a movement to give the little boy the awesomest day of his life.
Dads & Families has a new editor, but you should still read the site. Meet Whit Honea and take a look through the dad lens. No refunds.
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, known for systemic racial profiling, has sicced dogs on minorities at an increasing rate over the past nine years.
Despite all of the suffering, and the long and often seemingly hopeless battle that the Moapa Paiutes have waged against the Reid-Gardner plant, theirs is not just a story of an underprivileged community being exploited by a big company.
Cully Perlman shares his desperate attempt to break his Korean mother-in-law of her old-school eating habits. (You’ll be hungry after reading this.)
Demonstrations in support of Trayvon Martin grew in both size and intensity Sunday night as protesters in some of America’s largest cities continued expressing their anger at the acquittal of George Zimmerman.
Dennis Danzinger already knew what it’s like to be married to a woman who is the ex-wife of a convicted murderer. And then along came Katie Couric.
Patrick Caneday didn’t know what he was missing, growing up without a father around, until he became a father, himself.
Is there ever a justification for telling a bloke he’s “not a man”?
Indonesia’s national moratorium protecting some of its forests shows the country is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but Dr. Anthony Horton says there’s room for more improvement.
Bullying in schools is a subject that is talked about a lot. One of the quieter areas of discussion and research is the experience of parents whose child is responsible for harassing and victimising others.
Earth Strength, where walking to get water is a daily pilgrimage.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews a book about food, family, and Morris Wizenberg’s father.
Get ready for your close up!
Protestor poet Andrew McFadyen-Keechum on the streets of the Baltimore Uprising
We’re on a planet that breathes, pulsing with water and soil and love. We’re on a planet that cradles life without demand, turn after turn … We’re on a planet that is running out: out of water, out of air, out of time.
We invest a lot in preparing women for motherhood. Men deserve the same joy and engagement preparing for their roles.
The bullying isn’t the only thing that will be with you for life — the strength, wisdom, and resilience you’ve learned are forever too.
What you already know could change your life… but it probably won’t, because you like being comfortable too much.
This graduation speaker left Al DeLuise in tears—of laughter.
June 4th, 2015 at the West End Lounge, New York, NY. Tickets on sale now.