The prayers of Martin Luther King, Jr. prayers acknowledge a meaning to existence that transcends the self and its immediate circumstances.
17 posts from January 2012
Educators block social media because they believe it threatens the personal and emotional safety of their students, but they are missing opportunities to use these channels to promote learning.
Violence has displaced the Triqui people from their homes in San Juan Copala to the sidewalks outside the governor's palace in Oaxaca and across the border in the United States.
A look at recent media for our books and authors.
Prayer, and his relationship with a higher power, was central to the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
What about abortion gives it staying power as the central issue in domestic politics, even in the period of the worst economic situation since the Great Depression of the 1930s?
Jay Michaelson makes the case for difficulty in the debate over LGBT equality.
Why are adults in their twenties and thirties boomeranging back to or never leaving their parents' homes in the world's wealthiest countries?
Today's post, a poem written in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is from poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez.
“Free at Last! Free at Last!” God grant that right here in America and all over this world, we will choose the high way; a way in which men will live together as brothers. A way in which the nations...
Fred Pearce examines the promise and challenges of "climate-smart" agriculture.
Chris Mercogliano calls on us to envision schools as places to teach kids democratic principles by participating in democratic processes.
The author of a forthcoming book on wind power looks at the promise wind farms hold for providing clean energy and renewing our economy.
Insightful reading to start your week.
A preview of our forthcoming books at Beacon Press.
Santorum's bigotry may play to his base, but is increasingly a liability in a more inclusive nation.
Out in paperback today... Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health