Psychiatrists and the Pentagon are just starting to recognize a condition they call “moral injury.” It’s not a diagnosis, but rather the after-affect of being part of something that violates someone’s core values — and it’s as old as war itself.
Is Mars your muse? Then this is your place. Join the Public Insight Network as we explore how Mars has changed us.
We share the stories of veteran students — and the classmates, teachers, financial advisors, administrators and VA officials who work for and alongside them.
Across the country, local VA offices are having a tough time processing the backlog of more than 800,000 disability claims. Here, we share stories from veterans, the people who love them and the organizations, including the VA, who are working to help them navigate life after combat.
Change happens. Uninvited, sometimes — or planned and embraced.
Easy? Not always. But near-constant. How we decide to navigate it, whether it comes of our own creation or not, says as much about who we are and how we live as it does about the change itself.
Health, illness and uncertainty
Age, money and the pursuit of wellness
Every two years — and especially every four — Americans are confronted with a red-blue divide that polarizes the candidates and the public. The Internet and social media now allow regular people to state and share their opinions to a wide audience of friends, family and neighbors — sometimes with unintended effects.
How do we spend our free time?
Where do we seek our cultural identity?
Where do we go to find meaning in our lives?
Day to day in American democracy