Suffering and the Rise of Populism

The year 2016 may be remembered as the year that right-wing populism grabbed a foothold in the English-speaking West. Donald … Read More

Learning Alleviation of Suffering from Service-learning

This is a summary of a longer report on service-learning by Med Wilkes Karraker. See author notes at the … Read More

Contemplation of Suffering and Compassion

Think about your past and try to remember the time in your life when you … Read More

Suffering of the Poor

Suffering in Word Pictures: While we generally associate extreme poverty with other parts of the world, … Read More

Ingredients of Personal Compassion

Several basic ingredients are essential to sustaining a compassion-filled life. Compassion is feeling enough concern for the suffering of others … Read More

Violence of Men against Women: A Top Cause of Human Suffering

Contemporary human suffering is the focus of Independent Lens PBS film … Read More

Fierce Compassion

After 25 years of police and criminal justice work, Cheri Maples co-founded the … Read More

Sister Compassionately Risks Life

Sisters Camrey, 5, and Anaiah, 9, from a small town in Georgia, near Atlanta, each school … Read More

Rescuing Children Living on the Trash Dump

Nancy McGirr, a professional war photo-journalist for Reuters News Service, while on assignment in 1991 in … Read More

Women and the Power Structure of Western Nations

In June 2012,┬áthe Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released a series … Read More