Hope does not ride alone. It has a companion: anxiety. A classics scholar who is a poet notes that, at what may be the end of a long and dark pandemic year, both are in evidence.
A textual analysis of Joe Biden's inaugural speech reveals the main lines of his future communication, which will be marked by a clear break with that of his predecessor.
A year of social disconnections, deaths, job losses and political violence may lead some people to feel overwhelmed and sad. A psychologist suggests ways to find and sustain hope.
Understanding our own limitations, and turning to hope, can help us deal with hardship.
Hope and religion can be important coping resources for people during strict lockdowns - but also a source of struggle.
Hope may be a better option.
Hope – tied to action – can be a powerful catalyst for success.
Hope can energise, motivate and help us see through to a time when things will be better. To pull together in a crisis, we should put hope to work.
When you ask Americans what the word 'science' brings to mind, a majority respond 'hope.' Using this built-in brand can help communicate important science messages.
With so many parts of our lives turned upside down during COVID-19, hope may be in short supply. But there are things we can do to stay hopeful – and it's important we do.
Despite hardships, youth are rallying to build a new vision for the planet. The rest of us should join them.
Some people are comparing current times with the apocalypse. In ancient texts, apocalyptic messages cultivated endurance and encouragement through dire circumstances.
Hope can be acquired. How? Here are some suggestions from an expert.
In a sermon two weeks after MLK's funeral, civil rights leader, Wyatt Tee Walker, urged young seminarians to be hopeful and take action for making change happen. His sermon has valuable lessons today.
The more humans seek happiness, the more it can elude them. In exploring this conundrum, a Nigerian novelist spoke with everyday people in his country, finding the coexistence of hope and deprivation.
Election campaigns inspire hope, but they can also quickly lead to political despair. A scholar says young citizens can learn how to take positive action and stay hopeful.
The story of this video game speaks to what seems a powerful political moment, of an American nation literally at war with itself.
Namibian hero and former Robben Island prisoner Toivo ya Toivo was part of a generation who contributed to the struggles against apartheid and colonialism in the region.
After Donald Trump's victory, a scholar says the biblical prophets can help show us the way forward: Just as there is no peace without justice, there is no healing without grief.
After years of austerity, European citizens are organising resistance and voting against the politics of fear. Will they learn from Latin America's painful experience?