Once a county executes someone, it becomes easier — even more encouraged — to do it again

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The tax accountant turned insurance agent says he found a legal, risk-free way to work around his state’s refusal to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act

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Nearly every state lets prisons and jails charge inmates for their own incarceration — room, board, clothing, and doctor’s visits — in a phenomenon called “pay-to-stay”

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No Justice, No Peace

May 7, 2015

Berman Institute Director, Ruth Faden writes “Until our cities become at least minimally just places for all children to grow up, there will be no peace.”

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Social Justice & “Selma”

January 16, 2015

The focused civil rights tale “Selma” is an important reminder of the systematic injustice and brutal violence of America’s historical race relations.

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Our Holly Taylor comments on a new paper she coauthored, prevention, access and our general failure to commit ourselves to the demands of social justice

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The Other Epidemic

February 27, 2014

Diabetes in the developing world. Typically thought of as a disease of affluence, diabetes disproportionately affects South Asians, both poor and rich

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A Symposium to Organize An Ethical Framework for Obesity Prevention Comes to the Berman Institute November 28-29

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