My Op-Ed: Lesson from the California wildfires: empathy for others, Baltimore Sun, 12/3/18

Helping our own means helping those who share our humanity, not just our citizenship. When the fire season is over in California and affected people are resettled and able to restart their lives, we will still have some 69 million fellow humans fleeing more catastrophic conditions. David J. Smith, Baltimore Sun, 12/3/18 My latest BaltimoreContinue reading “My Op-Ed: Lesson from the California wildfires: empathy for others, Baltimore Sun, 12/3/18”

Today is World Refugee Day, 6/20

By: David J. Smith, June 20, 2017 Today is World Refugee Day.  The day is focused on drawing attention to nearly 65.6 million people  who are displaced worldwide. A recent article in the Washington Post (“Imagine yourself as a refugee. That’s what nudges Americans to take action on refugees’ behalf”) indicates that empathy is aContinue reading “Today is World Refugee Day, 6/20”