Category: Social Policy
It is vitally important that human-rights organizations stick to their avowed principles and defend human rights without regard to the objectives of US foreign policy
Car use takes a huge toll on our health and on the planet. We need to kick our addiction to driving
The Trump candidacy is certainly not the first time that a demagogue’s manifest mental disorders are a principal explanation of his passionate populist support, but it could be the last time
The island of Vieques has some of the highest sickness rates in the Caribbean. Is the U.S. Navy responsible?
The EpiPen mess shows that we need drugs that function as real social goods, not rent-producing commodities
Zubaydah was tortured repeatedly at the “black sites,” where the CIA subjected him to waterboarding 83 times
Zika may have already infected 80,000 Americans, just in Puerto Rico, and Congress has refused to act — what if Miami or New York is next?
Gene Drives have been called “mutagenic chain reactions,” and are to the biological world what chain reactions are to the nuclear world. The Guardian describes Gene Drives as the “gene bomb.”
If Zika does expand thanks to the Olympics, it won’t be the first pathogen to exploit a mass sporting event
Meet Richard Larison. He is the CEO of Chase Brexton, a community health center in Baltimore. Larison’s days as CEO are numbered. Why? Perhaps it’s the nature of his opposition, which gathered in front of Chase Brexton in downtown Baltimore yesterday to demand his removal. There were none of the typically lame chants like — Read more…