In the News

  • Is Economic Inequality Really a Problem?

    By Samuel Scheffler Dr. Scheffler is a professor of philosophy. As published in the New York Times on July 1, 2020 It is impossible to ignore the stark disparities of income and wealth that prevail in this country, and a great many of us are troubled by this state of affairs. But is economic inequality really…

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  • Authorities see spike in reports of child porn during COVID-19 crisis

    As reported by ABC30.com By Nathalie Granda Saturday, May 30, 2020 FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — The nature of the COVID-19 pandemic is providing a platform for predators. With more people online and at home, authorities are getting dozens of tips regarding child pornography. The Internet Crimes against Children Task Force helps several law enforcement agencies,…

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  • ‘A national disgrace’: 40,600 deaths tied to US nursing homes

    Marisa KwiatkowskiTricia L. NadolnyJessica PriestMike Stucka As reported on June 2, 2020 in USA TODAY The Feb. 29 death of a Washington state nursing home resident signaled a warning to long-term care facilities throughout the country. The coronavirus was no longer a specter; it was here and it could sweep through a vulnerable population, leaving…

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  • Online Child Abuse Complaints Surpass 4 Million In April

    As published in Forbes on May 9, 2020 By Thomas Brewster, Forbes Staff Gable roofed and guarded with neoclassical columns along the porch, the house in the small Kitsap Peninsula city of Poulsbo, Washington, looked like your archetypal American family home. Inside was a Navy man, who lived with his wife and child, and worked…

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  • March 2020 Was The First March Without A School Shooting In US Since 2002

    Tuesday, April 14th 2020, 7:47 PM CDT By: CBS News March 2020 was apparently the first March in nearly two decades without a school shooting in the U.S. Schools across America have been shut down since early March as a prevention measure to slow the spread of coronavirus. Since then, kids of all ages have adjusted to homeschooling and…

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  • Women And The Frontlines Of COVID-19

    As published in Forbes on April 5, 2020. Naomi Cahn Senior Contributor With schools and day care centers closed, there’s increasing concern about the impact on women. Lauren Hall, who is involved in running various Facebook groups with other mothers, told me “it’s clear that most of the women working from home now due to COVID…

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  • A New Covid-19 Crisis: Domestic Abuse Rises Worldwide

    By Amanda Taub As reported by the NY Times on April 6, 2020 Add another public health crisis to the toll of the new coronavirus: Mounting data suggests that domestic abuse is acting like an opportunistic infection, flourishing in the conditions created by the pandemic. There was every reason to believe that the restrictions imposed to…

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  • Stunning photos of black women raise awareness about disparity in birth outcomes

    By Genevieve Shaw Brown As originally published on Good Morning America on February 24, 2020 It was about five years ago when Dallas-Fort Worth photographer Elaine Baca photographed her first birth. Until then, she had been primarily working weddings.”I realized that my best images all along had been the ones that told a deeper story,” Baca told…

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