Fighting Bullying With Babies – NYTimes.com

The typical institutional response to bullying is to get tough. In the Tyler Clementi case, prosecutors are considering bringing hate-crime charges. But programs like the one I want to discuss today show the potential of augmenting our innate impulses to care for one another instead of just falling back on punishment as a deterrent. And … Continue reading

Fat girl: A history of bullying – Life stories – Salon.com

I just read the article Fat girl: A history of bullying – Life stories – Salon.com.  It’s a touching story, and also cringe-worthy.  Many of us (perhaps most of us) experienced bullying in school.  For me, it was my dorky glasses and latent thumb-sucking.  In later years, it was my long hyphened last name (which … Continue reading