Heidi Simpson

Published on March 19, 2020

Maintaining Solidarity after a Global Crisis

As American novelist and activist Pearl Buck wrote in her novel The Good Earth, “the test of a civilization is the way it cares for its helpless members.” Variations of this quote have often been inaccurately attributed to figures like Gandhi, but regardless of the actual source of these words, their truth is undeniably clear: the way we treat the most vulnerable people in society is of critical im