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community Archives - State of the Planet
The wall, growing limits on visas, children separated from their parents and the Muslim ban are all examples of Trump’s immigration policy folly.
A reminder that there is far more good in the world than evil, and that we always do better when we build libraries and schools instead of prisons.
We need to understand and empathize with our neighbors in need in order to build open, creative, generous and diverse communities.
Natural disaster reconstruction will not be easy, but our greatest assets in the rebuilding efforts are our communities and our common values.
Despite the chaos that has enveloped the White House, we can take comfort in the day-to-day functioning of our American communities.
Encouraging public service requires constant effort at promoting a value and sense of ethics that is essential to national well-being. The broad consensus of shared values is the basis of our political stability and that stability is why the American story remains one of positive, forward moving progress. T
After spending two days back in the big city of Fortaleza learning about the finer points of water management in the state of Ceará, I’ve returned to the rural municipality of Milhã, ground zero for the Columbia Water Center’s project to improve water access in Brazil’s semi-arid sertão region. Our group is now just three:… read more