Category Archives: Poverty


Studies have shown that taller people are generally more successful in life, e.g., higher income, status, etc. Scandinavians have surpassed Americans as the tallest with an average height of 5’10”. In yet another area, America is falling behind. Our average … Continue reading

Posted in Healthcare, Infants and Children, Mental Health, Poverty, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Expected to Fight

Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, led a panel discussion on the state of public education in America during a lunch session at the Council on Foundations’ conference I attended in Charlotte last year. He cleared up a few matters of … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Poverty, Uncategorized, Violence | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Philanthropy for the Human Spirit

Poverty is spreading in America like an invasive weed whose roots seem impossible to destroy. The gap between the rich and the poor has never been greater. So far, we haven’t come up with any way to shorten that gap … Continue reading

Posted in Generosity, Mental Health, Philanthropy, Poverty, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment