Social-Media Critics Ignore Faces of Unemployment

Social-Media Critics Ignore Faces of Unemployment

I hopped atop my trusty Facebook steed a few weeks ago and began (another) Paul Revere-style ride, making my latest proclamation. It seems like the number of folks who still follow me is in single digits at this point. Between gun violence, racial injustice, people...
How Long Does It Take to Be Nice?

How Long Does It Take to Be Nice?

How long does it take to be nice? When we launched the Say Something Nice Day movement almost 15 years ago, it never crossed my mind that the model for rudeness and insensitivity would be the president of the United States. How do you teach civility to young people...
A Demonstration of Unity Against Hate

A Demonstration of Unity Against Hate

We have an opportunity on Nov. 9 to come together with people throughout the planet and take a stand against all forms of bias, bigotry, racism and anti-Semitism. Throughout the world, in commemoration of the anniversary of the terrible anti-Jewish riot known as...
Two Clues to the Story of Our Times

Two Clues to the Story of Our Times

What from this odd time in which we now live will be talked about and dissected years and decades from now? Oh, a plentiful harvest of topics awaits future historians, political scientists, psychologists, sociologists and others. From a religious angle, however, the...