Hurricane Sandy

Making Compassion Last

It’s easy to criticize the news reporters for letting yesterday’s crises fall to the wayside to make room for today’s headlines. But it’s not up to the news cycle to keep caring long after disaster strikes—it’s up to us. Here’s 4 things you can do.

A Better Kind of Disaster Relief

Yesterday’s Senate vote on Sandy aid posed an interesting dilemma: provide much-needed support for Hurricane Sandy victims or withhold aid and so avoid worsening our nation’s debt? Meanwhile, our society is burning through both money and natural resources that our generation is going to have to somehow find a way to pay for. So, what do we do?