Every year the Italian government organizes a commemorative train journey to Auschwitz in honor of the Italian Jews who were transported from the Santa Maria Novella train station in Florence to Auschwitz for extermination, leaving from the same platform from which they left over 70 years ago, with special meetings with survivors of the concentration camp and visits to various camps and monuments.
Freegans live on what our nation throws away, journeying into “off-limits” territory by going so far as to eat food from supermarket dumpsters.
The rise of bicycles didn’t just make physical activity an enjoyable pastime in America. It actually played a role in women’s rights, allowing them access to less restrictive clothing and the opportunity to journey farther from the home.
Mail-order brides have deep roots in American history, dating back to the colonial period.
Is there a problem with students’ academic achievements at the college level, or is the problem that expectations for how students learn have not changed as students have?
At the age of six, Susan Silverman learned how to accept with open arms — and eventually say goodbye to — a child without a home.
By James Hoggan & Thich Nhat Hanh
In a world full of divisive issues, the principles of Vietnamese Monks attempt to build a unified and understanding community.
Reflections on San Miniato al Monte, Florence.