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Articles: Ethics on the CornerBy Carolyn Pinedo Turnovsky | Spring/Summer 2006
As illegal immigration runs rampant in the United States, so does abuse of undocumented workers. But, asks Carolyn Pinedo Turnovsky, what ethical rules should apply to employees who are here illegally in the first place?
Articles: The Bully ProblemBy Amy Wilson | Fall/Winter 2005-06
The results are in: Violence, insults, and intimidation among kids do more psychological harm than anyone anticipated. But can schools do anything about it?
Articles: Nobel PursuitsBy Jes Ward | Spring/Summer 2005
It’s been 10 years since Jes Ward ﬁrst heard of the PeaceJam program when she was in high school; now she helps run it. In that time she’s seen thousands of youth learn that the only thing more inspiring than the lives of Nobel Peace Prize Winners is the chance to follow in their footsteps.
Articles: Justice For AllBy Kathleen Kenna | Spring/Summer 2005
Rehabilitating inmates in America’s prisons and jails may seem like a lost cause. But one innovative program has helped them empathize with their victims and turn their lives around.
Articles: Gaming the School SystemBy Matthew Wheeland | Fall 2004
Thanks to one program, students have found that resolving their differences can be all fun and games.
Articles: Truth and ReconciliationBy Desmond Tutu | Fall 2004
Forgiveness is not just personally rewarding. It's also a political necessity, says Archbishop Desmond Tutu. He explains how forgiveness allowed South Africans to imagine a new beginning-one based on honesty, peace, and compassion.
Articles: Making Peace Through ApologyBy Aaron Lazare | Fall 2004
There's more than one way to say "I'm sorry," according to apology expert Aaron Lazare. Some apologies encourage forgiveness and reconciliation; others only make things worse. Here's how to tell the difference.
Articles: In Search of the Moral VoiceBy Jason Marsh | Spring 2004
What makes some people display altruism and compassion in the midst of war? Two researchers are trying to find out.
Emma Seppala explains how compassionate workplaces are good for employee health and the corporate bottom line.
A new report finds that fitting work with family isn't just a women's issue. Jeremy Adam Smith offers 10 tips for helping fathers to navigate a changing landscape at home and on the job.
A new study shows how seeking happiness at the right time may be more important than seeking happiness all the time.
An essay in this week’s New Yorker argues that we don't have enough empathy to go around. But new research says we can keep renewing and expanding our feeling for others.
A new documentary reveals the power of mindfulness and neuroplasticity. Bay Area residents can catch a screening tonight at Stanford University.
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- "From Jerusalem to Jericho"
This article on bystander intervention in emergency situations suggests that we are likely to help a “shabbily dressed”...
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The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
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Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
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