As November, National Adoption Month, draws to a close, it seems appropriate to contemplate the challenges faced by the hundreds of thousands of children in foster care in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Mexico, where orphanages … Read more
The 2010 census had some interesting things to say on the subject.
First, more people were 65 years and over in 2010 – 40.3 million, with 13.1 million aged 75-84 – than in any previous census. Second, the 65 years … Read more
On November 15, British Petroleum plead guilty to 14 criminal charges in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history and one that took the lives of … Read more
Thanksgiving in the United States is a time when we not only enjoy a bounty of good food and drink—and the company of those important to us—but also when we pause and reflect on what we are grateful to have … Read more
It’s no surprise that Thanksgiving is next week. What you may not know is that this week – November 10-18 – is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.
Sponsored by the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National … Read more