Systems are the bedrock of every society, but it is our shared dignity as human beings that truly determines whether a society works. When society becomes uncivil, it is clear that only our shared humanity as a people can save it.
Human trafficking, modern slavery, and child labor remain pressing concerns in many industries’ global supply chains. Harvard’s Siddharth Kara leads a discussion on how each sector can play a role in finding solutions.
Emily Arnold-Fernandez, executive director of the nonprofit Asylum Access, makes the case that better policies in host countries can enable refugees to rebuild their own lives and contribute to host economies.
Discourse and dialogue have always been the hallmarks of civil society, but when the power of government is used systematically to divide and exclude, it is the stinging conversations and actions at the leading edge of civil society that will reestablish the democratic ideals of an equitable democracy.
Describing aging as “building momentum” helps people see how experience and wisdom enables older people to improve their communities.
America’s first memorial honoring African-Americans who have been lynched opened in Montgomery, Alabama.
To build support for progressive immigration reform in the United States, advocates must turn away from “us versus them” framing, and toward language that emphasizes shared humanity, collective prosperity, and the country’s distinct identity as a “nation of immigrants.”
Addressing climate change requires that we transition quickly to renewable energy while grounding our efforts in human rights.
In the shift from #MeToo to Time’s Up, movement leaders are strategically framing sexual violence as a social and cultural problem, rather than an individual problem. Doing so helps people think about the broad range of actions we can take to systemically prevent sexual violence.
Autonomous technologies can support social services programs, but delivery must always be centered around people.