By: EthicsDaily Staff The number of persons with a severe mental illness in U.S. jails is growing, requiring treatment services most jails are unprepared to offer, a study says. One-fifth of U.S. jail inmates have a severe mental illness.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Forty-one percent of U.S. children lived in low-income households in 2016, new research found. Children represent nearly one fourth of the population but comprise nearly a third of all people living in poverty.
By: EthicsDaily Staff South Sudan's ongoing violence is projected to result in "Africa's largest refugee crisis since the mid-1990s," U.N. officials say, with refugee numbers increasing up to 3 million if war doesn't cease.
By: Molly T. Marshall I am not a great football fan, yet I actually watched the entire Super Bowl LII recently and found the well-played game between the Eagles and the Patriots riveting - with some caveats.
By: Gordon King We limit our understanding of health to the biomedical dimension, but to achieve a full and meaningful life relies on more than physical vigor. Here are eight dimensions of health that lead to well-being.
By: Christina Embree Many Christians share internet memes designed to shame, judge or correct others. It's easy to spread these capsules of hate, but we need to shake ourselves out of the stupor of the habit of hate.
By: João Chaves They live in the shadows. Politicians create false narratives about them to stoke fear in the public. Who could have imagined an animated film had so much in common with the immigration debate?
By: Richard Schweissing Regardless of his precise language, President Trump identified a huge block of people who by his standard are not welcome in this country. His words are unacceptable because we are all one in Christ.
By: Lee Camp Thomas Paine used the Bible for his critique of the political powers of his day but had no further use for it. Today, self-professed Christians use the Bible for their heedless pursuit of power.
By: Jerry A. Hudson Few Christians want to follow Jesus' counterintuitive teachings on living spiritually in the world. With U.S. Christianity so entrenched in politics over the last three decades, it's time for a wakeup call.
By: Reggie Warren Compromise is difficult. Many folks in political and religious circles often leave out a basic step in compromise. Progress in debate is impossible until all parties at least acknowledge that they could be wrong.
By: Michael Ruffin Astronauts have a unique perspective. They've seen the Earth from space, where all the things that divide us aren't visible. If only the rest of us could see the world and its people as one.
By: Michael Parnell With a riveting turn by Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill, best-picture nominee "Darkest Hour" is an exceptional film that provides insight into England's decision to wage war with Hitler's Germany. (Photo: Focus Features)
By: Michael Parnell Best-picture nominee "The Shape of Water" is a multifaceted tale that reminds us that we often decide who is worthy of dignity and compassion based on who looks most like us. (Photo: Fox Searchlight)
By: Michael Parnell "Downsizing" is an acquired taste. Marketed as a light-hearted comedy, the film takes a darker comedic turn. While it has a powerful narrative, something seems to be missing. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)
By: Michael Parnell A high school senior longs to find her own way in the coming-of-age story "Lady Bird." The writer and director creates a true-to-life portrayal of the mother-daughter relationship. (Photo: A24 Films)