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The Election, 2016: Transforming Anger Into Results

Tony Smith | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Tony Smith

Anger impacts our world, every day, in real and substantive ways. It is definitely in the air in this election season, isn't it? Like any engine of high energy it requires a steering wheel, governance, tempering it to be effective, not merely hot.

Will the Devastating Earthquake Also Shake the Polity in Nepal?

Duncan Maru | Posted 02.16.2017 | Impact
Duncan Maru

Nine months after the 2015 earthquake devastated central Nepal, a confusing mix of early success and later failures continue to quash expectations of millions of people. The immediate toll was quantifiable: Nearly 9,000 people perished.

Filipino Entrepreneurs Share Stories of Typhoon Recovery

Jomay Liu | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact
Jomay Liu

It's been six months since Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, tore through the Philippines and displaced 4 million people.

Sandy: Six Months Later, Rebuilding and Renewal

Jack Lund | Posted 07.03.2013 | New York
Jack Lund

Like the waves that crash on its beaches, time after time over its 100-year history Coney Island and its amusement parks have been razed to the ground by fire and flood, only to rise like a phoenix from the ashes and return bigger and better than ever.

The Quality of Compassion

Mark Hanlon | Posted 11.14.2012 | Impact
Mark Hanlon

Haiti and excellence. Those are two words we seldom associate with each other, yet as Tropical Storm Isaac gained momentum on its track over Haiti, I stood in a building that proved how excellence is taking root in this earthquake-ravaged, poverty-raked country.

Sometimes You Just Have To Run Away

Myra Demeter | Posted 09.27.2012 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

My husband Dan is disabled after suffering a stroke 23 months ago. Having devoted myself entirely to his care for an extended period of time it was inevitable that I would lose a part of myself. We were totally entwined and I was focusing all my energy on Dan. That left very little space for me.

Elizabeth Warren Focuses On Rebuilding Economy In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

Elizabeth Warren, Democratic Senate candidate in Massachusetts, released a new ad Friday laying out her plan to invest in America's infrastructure to ...

The F Word: Haiti's Hurricane Struggles

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Turning away from the U.S. elections for a moment, we can find plenty of places suffering not from a hurricane of campaign cash, but from actual hurri...

Haiti Rebuild: June 1 Was Just Another Day.

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Yesterday marked the start of hurricane season and lots of journalists gave their commentary on the task at hand. But, in Haiti, it was just another day, with hundreds of thousands still in tents.

To Rebuild Haiti: 'The Kids Are Alright'

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Two months ago, a confident teenager named Miller Klitsner showed up at my doorstep in Sausalito with a plan to have a battle of the bands to raise funds to build a school in Haiti.

Haiti Rebuild: Tomorrow We'll Walk it Again.

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

The people you meet in the streets in Haiti seem aware that the attention of the world is on Haiti like it has never been, and I think they are genuinely touched by the presence of so many foreigners.

Haiti: Children, Children Everywhere and Not a Place to Teach

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

The UN has estimated that 4,000 temporary classrooms will be needed in Haiti -- however this is not an earthquake, this is an earthquake with hurricane season coming in four months. Yet less than 3% of humanitarian assistance goes to fund education programs.