This past weekend I participated in the third annual HomeWalk, an event to raise funds and awareness to end homelessness in Los Angeles, with thousands of other people. The walk raises hundreds of thousands of dollars each year that are distributed to organizations working to house the homeless. The money is great, but potentially moreContinue reading “Compassion: it’s who you know”
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GOOD reporting on a sad reality
If you haven’t heard of GOOD, you should check it out at http://www.good.is. Here’s how the website explains what it’s about: GOOD is a collaboration of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits pushing the world forward. Since 2006 we’ve been making a magazine, videos, and events for people who give a damn. You can get a subscriptionContinue reading “GOOD reporting on a sad reality”
Race and Inequality: the End of White America?
One of the most enduring factors in socioeconomic inequality in the U.S. has long been differences along racial lines, particularly between whites and African Americans. Due in large part to the successful presidential campaign of Barack Obama, the salience of these dynamics have come into question. If he could win over the nearly all-white populaceContinue reading “Race and Inequality: the End of White America?”