Book of the Month – February 2020

At the beginning of each month, we spotlight a staff-favorite book that meets our objective of thoughtfully sharing stories to help our audience experience their world in a smarter, healthier, and happier way.

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Newsworthy – Oct 18th, 2019

Risk of major California earthquake increases, the opioid crisis is costing billions of dollars every year, more six-figure-income families are renting over owning a home, racism in European soccer games is still a big issue.

These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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There is No Peace Through Anger

We live in political society dominated by tribalism. The two party system in the United States has fed into an already natural human propensity to view life as “us versus them”. Recent years have especially exacerbated this point with politicians locking in on the issues that have the highest likelihoods to be divisive and garner the attention and votes they need so that the party (and the individual politicians) remain in power.

What this has led to, along with increasing attention to inhumane acts against minorities domestically and abroad, is an atmosphere of outrage and anger among the right and the left.

The purpose of this article is to explore the idea that “an angry generation can’t bring peace”.

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Newsworthy – Feb 1st, 2019

Wealthier billionaires, colleges tracking applicants, increase in hate crimes, the return of measles, and an explanation of the polar vortex sweeping the Midwest.

Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

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