Our world needs to be inclusive of individuals from all walks of life. Who would disagree? This statement appears in a WebsitePlanet blog post entitled, “Over 96% of Government Websites Hide Disabled Men and Women on Their Site” (4 July 2018). WebsitePlanet is on a mission to achieve equality and promote inclusion online in order […]

According to Global Witness, “2015 was the worst year on record for killings of land and environmental defenders – people struggling to protect their land, forests and rivers through peaceful actions, against mounting odds.” Yet courageous people are fighting to the death, literally, to retain or recover indigenous land and defend the environment. One of them […]

This story has already made it around America but is worth repeating. It’s about willpower, accomplishment, and victory over hardship. Bad things happen, but in many cases they can be overcome. Mandy Harvey is an inspiration.

He’s an “Inspioneer”. “A what?” you ask. A pioneer who inspires. That’s what Bertrand Piccard is. His Solar Impulse, a long-range experimental solar-powered aircraft project, is meant to inspire us, to show us impossible things can be done with clean technologies. Bertrand Piccard likes to affirm: “Change is possible right now. We can halve the world’s […]

Researchers are studying social media and the spread of good news and gleaning some very interesting findings. “By scanning people’s brains and tracking their e-mails and online posts, neuroscientists and psychologists have found that good news can spread faster and farther than disasters and sob stories,” says John Tierny in his 18 March 2013 New […]

Nick Vujicic is an inspiration. He is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Life Without Limbs, a non-profit faith-based organization. He also has Attitude Is Altitude, an organization that “aims to help people meet life’s challenges with purpose, perspective, principles and perseverance.” Plus he’s a motivational speaker, evangelist, author, music and video producer and […]