Category: Public Policy

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What If We Were ALL Wrong About Illegal Immigration?

What If We Were ALL Wrong About Illegal Immigration?

I guess I've heard so much about illegal immigration over so many years of my life - that I have some what blindly assumed there were thousands (if no [...]
Mississippi Prison Revenues Down

Mississippi Prison Revenues Down

Often in discussions with friends about the need for substantive reform in our prison systems; the standard rebuttal I hear is the "prison industrial [...]
American Hunger on the Rise

American Hunger on the Rise

Yesterday I read the Facebook status of a friend, and colleague whose life and work has changed my personal view on poverty and homelessness to a grea [...]
What if ALL Drugs Were Legal?

What if ALL Drugs Were Legal?

I've frequently wondered about the course of "substances" over the history of western culture, and specifically the USA where I live. We have some dru [...]
Black Lives Matter to Me, and the Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy

Black Lives Matter to Me, and the Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy

I came across a thoughtful and well written editorial about the issue of trying to redirect the conversation about Black Lives Matter vs All lives Mat [...]
Mass Shooting Analysis Definable Statistics

Mass Shooting Analysis Definable Statistics

A huge secret about has come to light after  a thorough evaluation of all mass shooting incidents in the USA. One group is responsible for America’s [...]
DoJ Purposely Frustrating FOIA Requests

DoJ Purposely Frustrating FOIA Requests

According to the suit as reported by The Guardian, it appears the FBI in specific is not only purposely 'filling' Freedom of Information requests with [...]
Why Big Pharma is Fighting Medical Marajuana

Why Big Pharma is Fighting Medical Marajuana

Having suffered from chronic pain for many years, and while wanting relief, I've been concerned with the bad track heavy opoiod use has in our country [...]
Sorry, BUT the New Harvard Research Actually Supports the Claim of Profound Racisim

Sorry, BUT the New Harvard Research Actually Supports the Claim of Profound Racisim

Salon today presented a very interesting assessment of the Harvard research published that is being used in the media to counter the claims of civil r [...]
Black Lives Matter – Public Policy Platform Released

Black Lives Matter – Public Policy Platform Released

For those upset with BLM - have you taken the time to actually look at the policy reforms they are requesting? The areas of concern are much broader p [...]
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