Community and Government


Activism describes the practice of creating awareness, lobbying for change, or giving support for a cause, political movement, organization, or belief.

Nov 30, 2022


Theory of mind refers to a person’s ability to understand the mental states of others. In other words, your theory of mind is your ability to recognize there are other minds out...

Nov 30, 2022


Gender-neutral language is one step toward promoting gender equality and reducing assumptions and bias. Learn how to use more gender-neutral language.

Nov 23, 2022


People form communities—either face-to-face or online—because of common goals and interests. Read on to learn the importance of community for your mental and physical health.

Nov 23, 2022


Respectability politics is a common approach to social justice in US politics that minimizes difference or “bad behavior” to appeal to the majority group.

Nov 23, 2022


Economic sectors are broad groupings of businesses that help economists track economic growth.

Nov 23, 2022


A person’s name is an essential part of their identity. Learn the meaning of deadnaming and why it can harm a person’s sense of self.

Nov 22, 2022


In social psychology, an implicit bias is an unconscious belief. The field often discusses social biases of ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.

Nov 21, 2022


Socialism has passed through many phases and incarnations, becoming popular in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, then losing steam before resurging in recent years in resp...

Nov 21, 2022