by Umberto Labate African leaders highlight the opportunity for a triple dividend: reduced risk, increased resilience and strengthened recovery. COVID-19 continues to race across the African continent. People are dying, and even more are being pushed into hunger and poverty, in many cases risking to overturn years of development gains. […]Read More
Opinion – Racial Injustice and the Erosion of America’s Global Standing
by Abdou Rahim Lema A specter is haunting America, one of centuries-old pathologies never structurally addressed. When the 2020 black lives matter protests began, following the police killing of an unarmed man, George Floyd, in Minneapolis, it should have been a domestic crisis. Instead, the outrage following Floyd’s death, compounded […]Read More
In Defense of ‘Common Good Constitutionalism’
by Jonathan Culbreath Professor at Harvard Law School, Adrian Vermeule, argued in favor of theocracy. On March 31, The Atlantic published an important essay by Adrian Vermeule, a Catholic professor of constitutional law at Harvard University, entitled “Beyond Originalism,” igniting a firestorm of controversy within the internet world of legal […]Read More
What are some ways in which the United States of America is socialist?
by David Schneider All depends on how you define socialism. There are several versions and the right wing has co-oped the term for anything they don’t like about the left wing. In the broadest (and least precise) sense socialism is anything that involves the Federal Government paying for, subsidizing, or […]Read More
Compassion: A Powerful Force in Achieving Happiness
by ECWA Editorial Board | Toward the late 1970s, very different cultures and nations around the world took a turn to religious fundamentalism, which has occasionally been attributed to “Spirit”. Most people then are believed to be compassionate towards each other or groups of people. (video: The Compassionate Father – […]Read More
How to Become Your True Self
by Bella DePaulo Ph.D., Harvard | According the “self-concordance theory,” the most important thing we can do to become our true self is toRead More
10 Ways You Can Make a Difference in Your Community
Whole Family Happiness Project | Become a mentor to someone whoRead More
How Does the “Selfie Culture” Affect Young Women Today?
by Rachel Marie Stone | It’s not healthy to dwell too much on howRead More
Do Ideals Matter Anymore?
by James Kalb | In any event, individual goals aren’t enough for a workable society. There also has to be an overarching principle, traditionally the common good, that ties everything together. Liberal society doesn’t like to talk about the common good, since it views the good as a matter of […]Read More