Dignity & Development

Dignity & Development

In-depth analysis of global challenges through the lens of integral human development.

What refugees can teach us about living in crisis

August 11, 2020

Adjusting to a new normal is a traumatic and difficult process. The best advice for understanding how to adjust to the COVID lockdown might come […]

Not just “business as usual”: Humanizing supply chains amid the pandemic

August 6, 2020

Just days into the closure of our campus and larger communities this past March, I had the opportunity to speak with Gustavo Perez Burlanga, senior […]

Why politicizing science is a problem

July 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about some unexpected outcomes, none more striking than the fact that developing countries have seemingly fared well against the virus, […]

Pathways toward justice: Protest and the disruptive imagination

July 20, 2020

What does it mean to imagine a transformed society? One of our distinguishing capabilities as humans is the ability to engage in hypothetical thinking, to […]

“Seeing-as”

July 10, 2020

An outcry In a particularly disturbing scene in J.M. Coetzee’s novel, Waiting for the Barbarians, the protagonist defends four prisoners who are about to be […]

Teaching in times of crisis: bridging the gap through accompaniment and co-creation

July 8, 2020

The coronavirus has forced educators around the globe to deliver familiar content in unfamiliar ways—in virtual classrooms with no students physically in front of them. […]

Can Catholic peacebuilders survive the pandemic?

July 2, 2020

From Congo to Colombia, the Catholic Church plays an often unheralded role in peacebuilding. Will the pandemic create new opportunities for Catholic peacebuilders or will […]

The DACA decision: a victory for the rule of law and for humanity

June 30, 2020

The political fate of acutely vulnerable groups has been of concern for years. Immigrants living in the United States without valid immigration status are particularly […]

What can we learn from Austria’s response to COVID-19?

June 26, 2020

As the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic seems to be ebbing in many countries, we are beginning to recover from the initial shock and […]

COVID-19 and the child left behind

June 24, 2020

The UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes Goal 4: “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” Among the […]

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