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The Real Women's March. Where Feminism Met Humanitarianism

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

Yesterday in DC, I had the honor of marching and protesting with hundreds of thousands of sisters and brothers from all over the country. Without a doubt, the event was feminist-centric, but as the people who attended knew, it carried an even broader theme: humanitarianism.

Robust Design Compliance as a strong competitive advantage

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Anna Lykke Lundholm-Andersen Compliance with various standards in product development often amounts to intense requirements within ...

How to Use Your Voice To Create a Better World

Cathy Chester | Posted 12.19.2016 | Impact
Cathy Chester

Lately I've been thinking about the importance of using our voice to create a better world. The voice of a nation. The voice of a child. The voice of ...

Bullying and Sexual Harassment at School: A Disturbing Connection

The Conversation US | Posted 12.02.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

By Dorothy Espelage, University of Florida Over the past two decades, the national media has given considerable attention to disturbing stories of yo...

If You Voted For Trump And You're Not A Racist, You Have A Lot Of Work To Do

Vernā Myers | Posted 11.18.2016 | Black Voices
Vernā Myers

As a diversity and inclusion specialist who preaches the importance of understanding the perspectives of others, I started talking to a number of you ...

The Non-acceptance of Intolerance

Ellen Cassedy | Posted 11.15.2016 | World
Ellen Cassedy

"You must meet Irena Veisaite." That's what I was told when I was first on my way to visit Lithuania. She was a remarkable woman, I was told, ...

50 States Of Tolerance

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 09.08.2016 | Education
Miri Ben-Ari

Everyone is talking about tolerance these days, perhaps as a result in need to redefine "tolerance" in a world that has lost its innocence over intolerance and constantly tries to adjust to new realities.

25 Years Later, Crown Heights Continues to Heal

Carmelyn P. Malalis | Posted 08.21.2016 | New York
Carmelyn P. Malalis

Photo courtesy of This post is brought to you by Paula L. Sanders, a dedicated and long-serving member of the Commission's Communi...

Missed Connections

Yara Zgheib | Posted 08.04.2016 | World
Yara Zgheib

No one was to blame for what happened, but that does not make it any less difficult to accept. It was all a matter of missed connections, bad timing, ...

A Time For Compassion

Barbara McNally | Posted 07.26.2016 | Impact
Barbara McNally

Compassion is a recurring theme in my work with the wives of wounded warriors. I've watched dozens of women care for injured spouses who are severely ...

Father Teresa's Demise -- An End And A Beginning

Talal Almas | Posted 07.20.2016 | Religion
Talal Almas

Abdul Sattar Edhi -- a man widely dubbed as "Father Teresa" -- recently lost his hard-fought battle against renal failure. Revered as a national and international hero, Edhi established an empire of heartfelt philanthropy from scratch.

National Doorstep Convention Builds The Vote Against Hate And Intolerance

LeeAnn Hall | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
LeeAnn Hall

We are just days away from the Republican National Convention. Next week, the corporate elite will descend on Cleveland, Ohio, to presumably nominate a candidate whose life's work is stealing from others to build wealth for himself.

Restoring Liberalism, Tolerance And Diversity At Colleges And Universities

Noam Schimmel | Posted 07.14.2016 | World
Noam Schimmel

Samuel Abrams has written recently in the New York Times about liberalism and conservatism amongst faculty on American college campuses. http://www.n...

The Perilous State Of Religious Liberty

Shayne Looper | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics
Shayne Looper

Religious liberty in the United States is in peril. Many of the people empowered to decide which behaviors merit civil protections and which do not are not religious people. They fail to understand religious liberty because they do not understand the religious life.

Lessons On Tolerance From Elie Wiesel

Jonathan Fantini Porter | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Fantini Porter

Your guidance and leadership will be sincerely missed, Mr. Wiesel, but thanks to the gift of your words, we will never forget.

Why "Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin" is Essential: A Response

Craig Luekens | Posted 06.27.2016 | Religion
Craig Luekens

If we say that we need to ditch the clause "love the sinner, hate the sin", we effectively lose the core gospel that is the only hope of salvation not dependent upon our own works. Jesus, Christians proclaim, died for us WHILE we were still enemies!

The Empathy Revolution Begins at Home

Michelle Zunter | Posted 06.24.2016 | Parents
Michelle Zunter

Intolerance, violence, and malicious intent are often cultivated in the most innocent of citizens in this world by their parents. It is a learned behavior. Children mimic their parents.

What Are Your Happiness Strengths And Weaknesses?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Greater Good Science Center

If long-term happiness is new territory for you, then you need some kind of plan that maps out a strategy for reaching your happiness goals.

5 Tips To Make Coming Out Easier

Alexandra Harra | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Alexandra Harra

When I was a little girl, I often wondered why my aunt--"Mama Mona," as I called her--was accompanied by her friend Allie every time she visited us. I...

Talking About Tolerance: What You Can Teach Your Child After The Orlando Shooting | Posted 06.21.2016 | Parents

The violence of Saturday night's mass shooting in Orlando, FL. has left many parents and educators wondering how to purposefully discuss the event, which was the deadliest attack on American soil since 9/11, with their children.

Intolerance and Even Mere Tolerance of Others Is Toxic

Mark Baer | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics
Mark Baer

In his book "Power through Collaboration - When to Collaborate, Negotiate, or Dominate!", Stephen Willis, Ph.D. said the following: Stress, disappoi...

7 Reasons "Holding It" Could Make You A Bigot

Mikki del Monico | Posted 06.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Mikki del Monico

I understand being concerned for the safety of your loved ones, but for some reason, you've confused "transgender" with "predator." This seems like a problem that could easily be solved with a dictionary.

The Toll of Muslim Masculinity: How It Is Pondered, Practiced, Perpetuated - and Poisonous

Zoha Qamar | Posted 06.15.2016 | Religion
Zoha Qamar

There is a stand. Maybe it's marked by a booming black mic, a large maple podium, some tape on the carpet, an etch in the dirt. Perhaps it's nestled u...

Now, More Than Ever, We Need Pluralism

Nikhil Bumb | Posted 06.14.2016 | Religion
Nikhil Bumb

This past Sunday I attended a baby shower for my expecting sister and brother-in-law, who will soon welcome their first child into the world. Earlier ...

The lessons from Ramadan

Talal Almas | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion
Talal Almas

A new moon heralds the start of the holy month of Ramadan, which brings along its characteristic festivities. For Muslims all around the world, Ramadan--the month of fasting--brings a distinctive sense of togetherness, a respite from the busy day-to-day life, and a definite means of catharsis.