The White House has issued an immediate focus on infectious disease as a serious global health concern. Epidemics, such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003, took hundreds of lives and caused economic damage in the range of tens of billions of dollars. With the SARS outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other […]
It has been two months since the renewal of Extended Benefits Compensation (EUC) of the Department of Unemployment Insurance (DUI) failed to pass. The number of people affected was more than 1 million and now reaches close to twice that number. Those included in the count have been searching for work for 26 weeks or […]
Would an Appropriate Response Be a Sit-in or a Kiss-in?
On Thursday Arizona state legislature approved a bill allowing business owners to discriminate against customers whom they feel would violate owners’ personal religious beliefs. SB 1062 does not specifically mention who would be excluded, although across the U.S., state legislatures are taking action to prevent potential lawsuits for refusal of service based on sexual orientation. […]