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Social Trust

Here's The Real Reason You're Likely To Trust A Stranger

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.17.2014 | Science

It's one thing to trust someone you know, but quite another to trust a perfect stranger. And yet every day we trust people we've never met, from bank ...

Can American Trust Be Repaired?

Dr. L. Randolph Lowry | Posted 03.23.2014 | Education
Dr. L. Randolph Lowry

America historically has always been extremely good at "fixing" itself. Do we still have the stuff we need to make progress in critical political and social disagreements?

What the US Can Learn from Denmark About Happiness!

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 11.09.2013 | World
Jeffrey Sachs

The world would be much happier if governments understood that their real purpose is not to feather the nests of the politicians, nor to serve the lobbying groups, but to promote the well-being of their citizens. Governments that take that perspective have lots of tools at their disposal.

Wall Street Protesters Have a Point: Inequality

Nigel Barber | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Nigel Barber

Occupy Wall Street protesters may have a diffuse agenda for change but they are upset about the same problem -- unequal distribution of income that is dragging our society down.

The Importance Of Social Trust

Brad Reid | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Brad Reid

Modern mobility and increasing individualism inevitably make us strangers. Nevertheless, social trust is essential to a cohesive society.