‘Listening and Learning’ means little without action

Is “listening and learning” in danger of becoming the new “thoughts and prayers”?  A twenty-year-old – which is the age group we need to hear, especially these days – told me she thinks it is, especially for white people. Just like some respond to tragedy with the promise of thoughts and prayers, her concern isContinue reading “‘Listening and Learning’ means little without action”

CROP Hunger Walk

Column: Help the hungry with communityFAITH MATTERSNATHAN DAY WILSON Let me tell you a story about a man. I’ll call him Thomas, only since that is his name. Thomas was a child of the Great Depression. He recalls what his father did after the Depression to help keep his family nourished, including spending many longContinue reading “CROP Hunger Walk”

Light of truth in healthcare

The Shelbyville News Light of truth in healthcareBy Nathan Day Wilson First of all, thank you for the many emailed, telephoned and in person compliments on last week’s column. And, thank you for the complaint: a good reminder of the difficulty of writing hyperbole. I appreciate them all. It was a fun column to write.Continue reading “Light of truth in healthcare”

Congo conflict minerals

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, scene of the deadliest conflict since World War II, remains one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman or girl. In part, this danger comes from the demand created by you and me for electronic products that requires minerals found in the eastern Congo.Continue reading “Congo conflict minerals”