In the suicide epidemic gripping tribal communities nationwide, South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation, home to the Oglala Sioux, is ground zero. In 2015, twenty people have taken their lives, according to The Associated Press--many of them adolescents.
ANOTHER threat to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage benefit is headed to the Supreme Court! This is just the latest example of the anti-choice movement trying to curb a woman's right to make the health care decisions that work best for...
U.S.A is the wealthiest most powerful country in the world. Yet child well-being fallen to 26th. Is this what we have decided as society that this degree of tension these complex trade offs are the norm to be expected just a part of raising a child in USA
Nearly 28% of U.S. households are underserved by traditional banks, and turn, instead, to payday lenders, check cashers and other financial predators - spending nearly 10 percent of their income on fees and services, on average.
Waleed Abu al-Khair is a prominent lawyer and human rights defender in Saudi Arabia. Through his work, he he has challenged the widespread attack on human rights in Saudi Arabia. Now, after years of harassment, arrests, threats and court cases,...
While many Americans will be celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday, there are countless Native Americans who will be marking the holiday with a "National Day of Mourning" to remember the genocide of millions of Native people.
Forced and early marriages are banned by Burkina Faso's Constitution and international law, but the authorities keep turning a blind eye. You can help. Tell the government of Burkina Faso to enforce the law and protect girls from forced marriages.
Teodora, mother of an 11-year-old boy, was expecting a new baby. She was at work when she started experiencing increasingly severe pain. She went into labour, and was unconscious when she gave birth. When she came round, bleeding profusely...
As Thanksgiving rolls around and many - even in the media - are struck with the urge to do do something for the poor, it's worth remembering food pantries won't change things. It's workers with rights, autonomy and food power.
Petition to President Obama to help end White Supremacist violence in Minneapolis. "Minneapolis police have failed to take seriously and address the violent threats that white supremacists have made against Black Lives Matter protesters." Peace.
Recorded on Saturday 21 Nov 2015 recorded by the Buddhist Society of Western Australia at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre in Perth, Western Australia. More resources are available at http://www.dhammaloka.org.au
I dedicate this video to Animae
While the hashtag #PrayForParis was prominent on social media and world religious leaders were praised for their condemnation of the attack, the Dalai Lama says the world must not ask God to fix man-made problems.
Parts of the world are closing the gender gap, but among 145 countries, we rate poorly. The US has never broken the top 15, and over the last last year, we actually fell lower. Right wing extremists may think nobody knows, but the world is watching.