Today on Blogcritics
Home » Culture and Society » Culture Columns (page 12)

Culture Columns

Is There a Silver Bullet for Good Health?

@Glowimages 1980008.

In order for patients to be healthy, they needed to address non-physical issues in their lives, like relationships, stress, or money. Read More »

Hometown Heroes: Enabling Youth with Disabilities to Carve Out Jobs

Craig Wallace, age 27 --Volunteer Asst with Conney Dahn

Conney Dahn helps young people with autism spectrum disorders aim for success in the job market. Read More »

Hometown Heroes: Boxing Champ Donny Poole and His Wife Allison

Pooles small size

During the course of a year, 1.6 million children are homeless in the U.S. But it doesn't take much to make a difference for someone. Read More »

In Search of Food and Peace in South Sudan

Clearing land for farming in project supported by UNMISS Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Unit in Pariak, Jonglei State. (UNMISS/Martine Perret)

The road to peace in South Sudan means people coming together to farm and not to fight. Read More »

Hometown Heroes: Abelardo Gonzalez Creates Font for Dyslexics

HHLogo

A typeface that makes it easier for dyslexics to read offers the potential for new hope for many children. Read More »

Health Through Helping Others

3D men helping to climb

Ancient wisdom has indicated for millennia that altruism leads to better health. Read More »

Interview: Shanon Chaput, Mason Food Pantry Volunteer

The Mason Food Pantry in Ohio has seen increased demand for food assistance in recent years. (courtesy Mason Food Pantry)

A volunteer shares her story about getting involved in fighting hunger locally. Read More »

FreeRice and the Korean War

Civilians seen fleeing in the fields during a retreat of UN forces during the Korean War. (Harry St. Truman Library)

The age of the Internet has created new ways to be a humanitarian hero every day. FreeRice is one. Read More »

Summer Meals Should Be for All Children

The Dept. of Agriculture is trying to expand summer feeding throughout the country (courtesy USDA)

It's a real test of our character as a society: Do we care for the next generation and give it a helping hand? Read More »

Food Security is Security

School meals are an important part of WFP's emergency response to the conflict in Mali. They give children like these an added reason to attend school while providing them with the calories and nutrition they need to be healthy. (WFP/Daouda Guirou)

"Food security is security," says a UN World Food Programme official, and if you are an elected official responsible for food aid budgets, you need to know that. Read More »