Tag: Social Justice

 

Tag: Social Justice

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During the past year, actor and comedian Chris Rock took selfies every time he was pulled over by police, as anecdotal evidence of bias in traffic stops. Rock says this happened three times in two months.

Articles: How to Reduce Racial Profiling

By Jack Glaser | May 28, 2015

Evidence says that implicit racial bias influences police in deciding which cars to stop. But there's a better way, argues Jack Glaser.

 

Articles: Affluent People More Likely to be Scofflaws

By Yasmin Anwar | February 28, 2012

Seven separate studies by GGSC-affiliated researchers find that upper-class people are more likely to break laws and social customs.

 

Articles: Is It Best to Be Greedy in Tough Economic Times?

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | February 23, 2012

New research suggests that evolution selects for altruism, not greed.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: HOW to Be Involved in Occupy

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 2, 2012

Even if we are really busy, parents can still contribute.

 
Parents today are busier than ever—which makes it hard to get involved in national movements like Occupy.  Here are three ways to make a difference.

Videos and Podcasts: HOW to Be Involved in Occupy

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 2, 2012

Parents today are busier than ever—which makes it hard to get involved in national movements like Occupy.  Here are three ways to make a difference.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: WHY to Be Involved in the Occupy Wall St. Movement

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | January 26, 2012

Why this movement is still important

 
Why your involvement matters for your children’s happiness—even if you feel the problems are overwhelming. In this podcast, I reference Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s Principles of Nonviolence; those principles can be found here.

Videos and Podcasts: WHY to Be Involved in the Occupy Wall St. Movement

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | January 26, 2012

Why your involvement matters for your children’s happiness—even if you feel the problems are overwhelming. In this podcast, I reference Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s Principles of Nonviolence; those principles can be found here.

 

Articles: Low-Income People Quicker to Show Compassion

By Yasmin Anwar | December 20, 2011

New research by GGSC graduate fellow Jennifer Stellar finds that upper classes are less able to recognize suffering.

 

Raising Happiness: Occupy Parenting, Part 2

By Christine Carter | December 11, 2011

How to make the world better for our children

 
Shocking but true: this pizza is our kids' school lunch "vegetable"

Raising Happiness: Occupy Parenting, Part 1

By Christine Carter | December 5, 2011

Why parents must support the movement

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Occupy: Should the Kids be Involved?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | November 10, 2011

What social justice has to do with happiness

 
This week Rona and I discuss how and why to talk to kids about the Occupy Wall Street movement, and why giving them a broader understanding can boost their happiness (and ours!).

Videos and Podcasts: Occupy: Should the Kids be Involved?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | November 9, 2011

This week Rona and I discuss how and why to talk to kids about the Occupy Wall Street movement, and why giving them a broader understanding can boost their happiness (and ours!).

 

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    August 25, 2015

    In an adaptation from his new book Altruism, Buddhist monk and bestselling author Matthieu Ricard takes on the notion that humans have a fixed nature.

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    September 1, 2015

    Here are the things Christine Carter hopes her little girl has learned before she goes out into the world.

  • How Kindness Can Define Who You Are

    August 24, 2015

    Research on neurodegenerative diseases suggests that identity Is lost without a moral compass.

  

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Against happiness By Eric G. Wilson Eric G. Wilson proposes that our culture’s preoccupation with happiness has overshadowed the importance of melancholy, an emotion he believes worth preserving.

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