Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: violence

Lessons from the past: Protecting women and girls from violence during...

Little attention has been paid to women and girls in humanitarian settings, those whose safety has already been reduced due to conflict, natural disaster or displacement.

Climate deniers backed violence and spread pro-insurrection messages before, during, and...

As the mass radicalization wave surged, some individual opponents of climate action may have been swept along by its broad rightward push, propelling them closer to endorsing political violence.

Sixth correctional officer pleads guilty to covering up beating of inmate

“Correctional officers must abide by and adhere to the same laws they take an oath to uphold and enforce.”

4 corrections officers charged with beating inmate and cover-up

If convicted, Finch, Thomas, and Blaylock face a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison for the civil rights charges.

Ceasar: Grief and challenge

The intersection of guns, drugs, poverty, scant education, substandard health care, high unemployment, and corruption are literally producing conditions that invariably redound the hardest and worst on young people of color.

Humans love violence: Gandhi and the world economic forum

‘Earth provides enough for every person’s need but not for every person’s greed.’

Ending violence, exploitation, ecological destruction and war: Creating a culture of...

Until our parenting and teaching models are radically altered, a culture of peace will remain an impossible dream. And human extinction in the near term is inevitable.

Tackling the ‘Impossible’: Ending Violence

Whenever, in ordinary circumstances, the subject of violence comes up, most people throw up their hands in horror and comment along the...

Hate crimes surged during Trump’s first year, a record high since...

"Shouldn’t this urgent crisis be subject of first post-recess Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today, instead of ramming through more Trump judges? Our lives are at stake."

Shun the chief ‘enemy of the people’

The majority can’t impeach or convict a president of malfeasance, but we can take moral stances that reclaim our commitment to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness – not for the few but for the many.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”