Interviews with Katie Couric and BBC News, Atlantic Essay, and New York Times Discussion

From Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s book Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope.

I did an interview for a BBC News article published today about the Covid-19 economic crisis, and here are some other updates that I’ve been remiss about mentioning:

It’s an honor to be mentioned in these circles, and I’m heartened to hear people engaging with some of my ideas about grace—a perspective of compassion, acceptance, and nonjudgment that especially resonates during this time of crisis, I think. The morality of grace has a particularly prominent place in Kristof and WuDunn’s book, as mentioned in the Publishers Weekly review: “Kristof and WuDunn avoid pity while creating empathy for their subjects, and effectively advocate for a ‘morality of grace’ to which readers should hold policy makers accountable.” Hopefully, this crisis will inspire both soul-searching and action.