People On The Move: What To Do About All The Homeless People?

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A travel experience caused Dr. Jed Diamond to reflect on the staggering amount of refugees and displaced persons in our world today.

Winds of Change: Are You Being Rude to People With Disabilities Without Knowing It?

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Erin Kelly looks at a series of ads intended to help people learn to be more comfortable interacting with folks with disabilities, and to help nurture empathy.

Ode to Lindsay Wagner as “The Bionic Woman”

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Guillermo Filice Castro draws a surprising parallel between an iconic television character and domestic discontent.

How to Build an Empire

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A powerful poem from Jessica Server on the wages of imperialism, many of which we’re still encountering in the “post-colonial” world.

New Smartphone App May Help Victims of Violence

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A retired IT professional couldn’t forget the assault he witnessed while on a train in Sydney, Australia. So he created an app that allows those who witness crimes to also document them.

JLo Threatening Jimmy Fallon for Wearing Tight Pants Isn’t Funny

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If we want men to be less aggressive, we need to stop acting like violence against men is funny. Do you agree?

Embracing Violence to Increase Peace

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Scott Sonnon shares how to take pain and create compassion.

“Forgiveness is the Path to Healing, but is it Enough?”

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From One Dad Who Lost a Child to Another: A Message to Richard Martinez About Honor

From One Dad Who Lost a Child to Another: A Message to Richard Martinez About Honor

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Dr. Ken Druck wants the dad who lost his son in the Santa Barbara shooting to know that love and compassion are the path to healing.

Why Men Need a Movement (And Why It Isn’t “Men’s Rights”)

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Matthew Dean believes that fighting for other people is noble. And he believes that fighting for women and women’s rights is noble. But he also sees the need for men to fight for the specific issues that impact them.

“Call all people to quit being violent towards each other.”

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No, That’s Not What Men Do

Brothers On The Block: Movement In Chicago To Help End Violence

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Britani Danielle investigates the new movement in Chicago that is working to prevent and end violence on the streets.

The Snags and Snares of Male Decision Making

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When it seems like whatever decision you make will reinforce a male stereotype or break a male-centric taboo, what’s a man to do?

The Patterns In Mass Shootings and a Conversation About Men

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A look at the patterns in the 70 mass shootings over the last 32 years and how they intersect with the social pressures of masculinity.

Why I Don’t Want to Write About the Santa Barbara Shooting

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Joanna Schroeder isn’t surprised by the horrific, devastating mass murder just outside the campus of UCSB last night.

Are We Experiencing an Epidemic of Vicarious Violence?

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Tired of frivolous dehumanization? 4 ways to put dignity back in your family’s day.