Climate change creates a stimulus for action; we must ride that momentum to help city governments revisit the vulnerability of these communities and reimagine solutions that improve livelihoods and living conditions.
The Great Recession has claimed many victims, but one casualty is seldom mentioned: students under-prepared for college. Three developments cloud these students' college futures, particularly in California.
Today is World Contraception Day. I am celebrating by visiting a cassava farm in Tanzania. It might seem like a strange way to observe the day, except for this fact: the women who do the majority of the labor on small family farms are often the very same women who are asking for contraceptives.
Are American citizens really expected to feel guilty about not paying enough tax? When we see such incredible government waste, should we be eager to fork over more money to see it so much of it squandered?
Who is responsible to ensure that nonprofits operate most efficiently? While the great majority of people in the nonprofit world are good people, this doesn't necessarily mean that the financial system is functioning most effectively.
For decades I prayed that the Catholic Church would evolve, but not anymore. Now I'm holding out for a schism. We'll be the Social Justice Catholic Church and they can be the Conservative Catholic Church.
Technology has a reputation for being a young person's game. That's a perception I would like to change. Sure, when I was young I had a dozen ideas a day. But I hardly ever completed anything. Now that I am older, I have the ability to finish what I started.
Today, even though we have this information as well as how they are transmitted, there is still the likelihood of a widespread epidemic occurring if steps are not taken to protect our families and communities. Vaccination is one of these steps and by doing so you just might become a hero yourself.
We must ensure that women -- especially young women -- are aware of their rights and empowered to demand family planning services and that they are able to do this regardless of where they live, or how much money they have.
He's a church outcast in that way. Taped to the windows of his Human Development Foundation and Mercy Centre charity were something you don't normally see on public display in Catholic establishments. Or in any religious establishment: Condoms. Many condoms.