We're confronted with choices of wanting to do what's best for our children and our communities. But sometimes they come into conflict with each other. What do we do then? Courtney Martin on the intersections of public and personal life as she makes school choices for her daughter.
To inscribe the names of the lives lost in Roseburg, Oregon is an act of remembrance. And so we do. Some reminders that we can still find hope in empathy, community, and lovingkindness, despite the immense physical and emotional pain that sometimes befall us.
What if we stopped focusing on scale so much, stopped equating size with success? Courtney Martin looks to a new better off where we invest in people and businesses within walking distance for a more stable economy and community.
You might want to read Richard Florida's piece on The Atlantic Cities first and then follow it up with Noah's reaction. Both are well worth reading and may lead you down all types of paths depending on your experiences and where you live, or have lived.
"How does one measure the impact and manifestations of these natural disasters on people who live through it and beyond it?"
Why we decided to interview Chris Farrell for this show.
Studying neuroscience brings new insight to a mother's bond with her child.
Looking to a Jewish tradition found in Deuteronomy of absolving loans as a solution to current debts.