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Tag: Policy

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Articles: Why Inequality Is Bad for the One Percent

By Jason Marsh | September 25, 2012

What Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” video reveals about the links between inequality, compassion, and happiness.

 

Articles: Is Gross National Happiness Next?

By Jason Marsh | May 2, 2011

New momentum for governments' efforts to track the happiness of their citizens.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How Governments Can Make Us Happy

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Reduce Prejudice? Yes, You Can

 
Yale University Press, 2010, 224 pages

Articles: From Our Bookshelf: Achieving Happiness and Peace of Mind

By Whitney Patterson | December 8, 2010

A round-up of recent books on happiness and innovative approaches in therapy.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Start Addressing Achievement Gaps

 
The Age of Empathy, by Frans de Waal
Harmony Books, 2009, 291 pages

Articles: The Politics of Empathy

By Jill Suttie | June 17, 2010

Recent books bring empathy out of the lab and into policy debates

 
A Tea Party protest in Washington State.

Articles: More than a Feeling

By J.D. Trout | May 11, 2010

J.D. Trout explains that to fight poverty, empathy isn't enough.

 

Articles: Some Thoughts on Family Policy

By Jeremy Adam Smith | January 19, 2007

 

Articles: Schools without Beauty

By Jonathan Kozol | September 1, 2005

What message are we sending kids when their classrooms are an “insult to aesthetics”?

 

Articles: Book Review: Leave No Child Behind

By Matthew Wheeland | March 1, 2005

by James Comer
Yale University Press, 2004, 352 pages

 

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