Category: Justice

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Every human being, whether living now or in a future generation, should be afforded the opportunity to live a meaningful, happy, and fulfilling life.

 Positive psychology and minimalism are rooted in the same soil; both gather their nutrients from altruism,  the principle and practice of concern for the welfare of others. 

June 20, 2016 Carol No comments exist

Every generation need s new revolution. — Thomas Jefferson A New American Dream A few years ago, in 2013,  I published a three-part series titled A New American Dream. It begins this way: The old American dream is giving way to a new American dream, a dream that can improve quality of life, promote social justice, and protect…

May 7, 2016 Carol No comments exist

I just received an email from Bernie Sanders containing an important message on poverty. The contents of the email are shared here. The email includes a video which I have embedded below. Whether you are a Sanders supporter or not, I know you will open your hearts to receive this important message on poverty. A Very Important Message…

May 1, 2016 Carol No comments exist

If you live in America today, inequality is hurting you big time. Whatever your social class, inequality is hurting you. And in ways you may not even dream of. Inequality hurts us all. We will delve into the specifics of the damaging consequences of inequality. But first let’s take a look at just how bad it’s become. It’s Far…

March 28, 2016 Carol 7 comments

Wealth and Income Inequality Widens – Wake Up, Americans! Over the first weekend in March 2013, a YouTube video breaking down income inequality in America went viral. I highly recommend that you watch this YouTube video. It does a simply amazing job communicating statistics, and it’s fun to watch! Inequality Is Ruining Our Country, and I Want to Know…

February 8, 2016 Carol 6 comments

Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that creates huge inequalities. — Pope Francis A recent All Things Considered program,  Communities Struggle To Reach Homeless Students Living In The Shadows. has had a profound effect on me. The program focuses on a once homeless family, who thankfully are…

December 2, 2015 Carol 7 comments

Where have all the flowers gone? All around us we see hatred and violence. They are as close as our doorsteps, schools, city streets; as distant as Syria, Afghanistan, South Africa. When will they ever learn? When will we ever learn? The answers, my friend, are blowing in the wind. Peace IS possible when: We…

October 13, 2014 Carol 1 comment

The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 was awarded jointly to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” — The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 Malala Yousafzai Read this profile of Malala Yousafzai: BBC News –…

February 6, 2014 Carol 1 comment

Take Your Place in the Fight to End Hunger in America Fifty million people in the U.S.—one in four children—don’t know where their next meal is coming from. The population of our 50 largest cities basically equals the number of hungry Americans. We have the means to provide nutritious, affordable food for all Americans. Please take…

January 17, 2014 Carol No comments exist

Celebrating the 85th Birthday of Martin Luther King Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.) is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around the time of King’s birthday, January 15. ― Martin Luther…

May 13, 2013 Carol No comments exist

Forbes Thought Of The Day “ The palest ink is better than the best memory. ” — Chinese Proverb Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein define social media as “a group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content.” Media…