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The Arithmetic of Compassion (op-ed) (via NY Times) (4 December 2015) Highlights research on our ability to empathize with one being but fail to sympathize with larger numbers of victims, due to "compassion fade" and other psychological dispositions.

"If you want a truly happy holiday, choose to keep the 'thanks' in Thanksgiving, whether you feel like it or not." Read on in this Op-Ed. (Illustration: Carson Ellis)

Farm work in the U.S. is backbreaking and low-paying. And for many women, it is also a nightmare of sexual violence. This Op-Ed for Sunday Review insists, time to prosecute bosses who sexually assault female farm workers. (Illustration: Vivienne Flesher)

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