A group of protesters protect an injured man, taking him to safety during a U.K. protest (Luke Dray/Getty Images)

If anything will save us from the plight of 2020, it’s empathy

Michael Coren: We’ve seen evidence of it already. The very act of wearing a mask, for example, is a leap of empathy by thinking in the communal and behaving in the fraternal.

The world is broken—and human kindness is the only solution

From politics to health care to economics, a rising movement is calling for compassion as a remedy for systems on the brink


Powerful people are less compassionate

It may seem obvious to the cynics (realists? socialists?) among us, but more power equals less heart, according to Berkeley researchers.