September 1, 2022

We, as in U.S., have always been accused by our global neighbors as being disconnected from what happens in the rest of the world. Forget that we are (among) the most generous of countries when it comes to helping philanthropically and defense giving, the truth is because of our distance from other countries has always given us a sense of insulation from atrocities happening elsewhere — especially in China with a group of people who are as mysterious to most of us, as their name; There was hope that after the murder of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen there would be real change in how the military treats sexual assault reports. Hope fades; Climate change is not only heating up things on the surface of the planet but below the waves too; The US diet is bad but there are simple things to do to get on track for a healthy life; and Is Guatemala the latest country to fall to the rise of authoritarianism? Go beyond the headlines…

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