When I found out that I was actually going to go to Brazil this past August, I was ecstatic! Yet my overwhelming excitement was overshadowed by one question, a question that anyone with Celiac disease or gluten intolerance faces daily: what will I eat there?
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Why are gays banned from donating blood even if they are not HIV-positive and have safe, protected, judiciously considered sex?
It is time for our Internet masters, most of them in the U.S., to acknowledge that a state is not just a counter-terrorism agency or a counter-regulating body. Each state must stand for social peace, public health, education, welfare, protection and prosperity for its citizens and neighbors.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. An Inspiring Conversation on Addressing Climate Change National Scientific Adviso...
Brazil struck a body blow to inhumane sow gestation crates this week with two major announcements. Under the agreements, pork producers will be provided with training to facilitate their successful transition to more humane group housing systems.
Religious economy with its focus on the dynamics of competition gives insight into the larger Latin American trends confirmed by the new Pew survey.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Stephen Colbert takes the Polar Plunge here, highlighting the dim lights who don't ...
Make the most of Latin America's summer months - from January to March - by retreating to its sun-soaked beaches, mountains and vibrant cities.
No more registering when we should not have to, no more collecting our taxes without each taxpayer having a say in how they are spent. (And yes, you could still write in your own gag candidate of choice, be it Grumpy Cat, Homer Simpson or Lyndon Larouche.)
I have a Black patient from a poor family, 8 years old, who is absurdly intelligent. His mother, equally intelligent, created, of her own accord, a fa...
There is nothing inevitable about gun violence. And while the scandalously high rates of murder in both Brazil and South Africa are treated by many as "normal," there are encouraging signs of change. Targeted crime prevention measures and public health interventions pursued in both countries are cause for cautious optimism.
To declare that the electorate is now "divided" implies that it was previously "united." This, to say the least, is a strange way of describing what has historically been one of the most unequal countries in the entire world.
This is part 1 of a four-part article series "Cultivating Climate Justice" which tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollut...
In an economy with labor shortages and aspirations of rising worker purchasing power, productive activities would be strengthened by the availability of cheaper local consumer goods and equipment, as wage and investment costs would be lower.
There are some things that are very meaningful and happen when you least expect it. I guess, like angels, some people just sweep into your life and leave imprints that give you a little bit of understanding, and it is for us to learn from it, and pass it along. I know there wasn't much that I did for the boy on the bus but there was a lot that he did for me.