Gimme That Old-Time Religion? No Thanks, Say Many

Gimme That Old-Time Religion? No Thanks, Say Many

Confidence among U.S. adults in the church or organized religion declined in 2021, along with all but one of the other institutions surveyed by Gallup. The report, published July 14, is an annual survey that asks respondents to share the level of confidence they have...
Folks on Earth Hunger as Mega-Rich Race to Space

Folks on Earth Hunger as Mega-Rich Race to Space

Two billionaires were launched into space in the past two weeks. I joined millions of others in watching the ships’ ascent, brief stay at the edge of space and descent back to earth. Thankfully, all went according to plan, with passengers on both ships returning...
Pandemic Pushes 320M More into Food Insecurity

Pandemic Pushes 320M More into Food Insecurity

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an estimated 320 million more people into a situation of food insecurity, according to the United Nations’ annual report, The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, published July 12. Food security is defined in the report...