Recent Articles by John Hoffmire
Published: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 3:36 pm MDT
Besides crying out for the immediacy of action, the magnitude of the global climate-change threat raises explicit ethical questions, such as how we ought to live and how humans should value and relate to each o...
Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 8:42 am MDT
People often want to be noticed when they give. For this reason, many organizations encourage the type of giving that leads to noticeable donations. But shouldn’t most giving be anonymous?
Published: Sunday, August 16, 2015 6:41 pm MDT
In his first State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared “unconditional war on poverty in America.” That was over 50 years ago and this war is not over. The strongest soldier in...
Published: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 8:46 am MDT
And because so much of what we all do revolves around money — making it, spending it, saving it and investing it — understanding how money works and being financially literate is important.
Published: Sunday, August 2, 2015 11:09 pm MDT
Worldwide, over 1 billion people live in extreme poverty. That is, they make less than $1.25 a day. The size of the problem helps us understand why governments, NGOs and even some companies are looking for a wa...
Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 8:41 am MDT
The beacon of development often conjures up images of radical innovations, disruptive models and leapfrog technologies.
Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 8:51 am MDT
The current predicaments of Greece and Puerto Rico have been a long time in the making.
Published: Monday, July 13, 2015 11:19 am MDT
Inequality is a phenomenon that humans have dealt with for millennia. No society has been able eliminate inequality and it’s unlikely to ever disappear completely.
Published: Sunday, July 5, 2015 10:56 pm MDT
The European Union is in the midst of a crisis of conscience.
Published: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:35 am MDT
This article is intended for the parents of the upcoming generation.