Russia, Ukraine and the Holodomor

Russia, Ukraine and the Holodomor

“Holodomor” is a term derived from the Ukrainian words for “hunger” and “death.” It means “death / killing by starvation / hunger,” and it is linked to the 1931-1934 famine throughout the Soviet Union during which nearly four million Ukrainians died. Causes of the...
One-in-Ten U.S. Children Experience Food Insecurity

One-in-Ten U.S. Children Experience Food Insecurity

One in 10 U.S. children experienced food insecurity from 2019 to 2020, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report published in late February. Food insecurity is “the limited or uncertain availability of safe and nutritionally adequate foods, or...
Why I Felt Ashamed After Visiting a New Church

Why I Felt Ashamed After Visiting a New Church

Finding a church home can be an exciting process for many Christians. As a recent transplant to a new city, I believed it was important for me to find a church that embraced all of my values as a Christian. I believe churches that are inclusive of everyone most...
Obesity Often a Symptom of Economic Inequality

Obesity Often a Symptom of Economic Inequality

Sixteen U.S. states have an adult obesity rate of at least 35% — a four-state increase from 2019. This was the key finding in the 18th annual report on obesity from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) released in September. This parallels a World Health Organization...