What the United States can learn from Canada about navigating division and trauma

Celebrations outside the White House after Joseph R. Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election. Creative Commons.


The latest Encyclical offers vital ideas for healing global crises


Global Protests for Are Awakening Bold New Possibilities

Demonstrators in Trafalgar Square, London. Credit: Matt Dunham/Associated Press


How Building a Culture of Belonging Can Help Us Meet the Challenges of this Pandemic and Prevent Future Ones

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Leaving the EU is a false answer to a real human yearning.

Pro-Brexit demonstrators celebrating in London as the the UK officially left the EU. (Credit: Simon Dawson/Reuters)


Exploring the biological case for deeper connection

The Crystal Bridges Museum, site of the 2019 Sages and Scientists Conference. Source: https://crystalbridges.org/


Mayor Pete’s new plan for addressing addiction and mental illness shows the way.

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She built solidarity and transformed stigma.


There’s a moral necessity to recognize and address the refugee crisis on our own continent.

IOM / Rafael Rodríguez. Central American migrants arriving in the town of Matías Romero, Oaxaca in November 2018


Here’s how we can build on the century-old legacy of global human rights to solve the modern crisis of social isolation.

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948. Credit: The National Archives (US)

Kim Samuel

Founder, Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness. Fierce believer in the right to belong.

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