In a polarized society where us vs. them is the norm, the true rebel is willing to “lend a hand” to the other side

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

Joseph Bologne was a composer whose genius rivaled, some say surpassed, Mozart’s. Why are we just hearing about him now?

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (Illustration by Rufus)

In Memoriam of Charlie Watts

Charles Robert Watts, aka The Wembley Whammer and Mr. Wang-Dang-Doodle (Illustration by RUFUS)

We might figure out how to make spaceflight affordable for all, but will we figure it out in time?

I escaped from Earth and all I got was…

Paris is racing to rebuild a cathedral that wasn’t really there in the first place

Photo by Nivenn Lanos on Unsplash

In the face of crisis, when the temptation to think “every man for himself” is the strongest, we are [still] free to cultivate kindness

“Goodness, together with love, justice and solidarity, are not achieved once and for all; they have to be realized each day.” Pope Francis I, Fratelli Tutti (Photo by Nacho Arteaga on Unsplash)

Denying insults of U.S. troops, Trump denies his entire schtick

Andrew Dice Trump:: Trump has insulted every American institution from the U.S. Congress to the court system to the F.B.I. Why do the United States Armed Forces get a pass from the Prince of Put-Down Politics? (Illustration by Rufus.)

Memorials to America’s slave society must go for a simple yet overlooked fact: they are redundant

We Shall Overcome: An image of George Floyd is projected upon the equestrian statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo illustration by Rufus)

Howell J. Malham Jr.

Founder, GreenHouse::Innovation. Author of “I Have a Strategy (No You Don’t): The Illustrated Guide to Strategy.” @GreatSocialGood

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