San Antonio, TX has found a better approach to mental illness than handcuffs and jail cells.This is part two of a short film series on criminalization produced by Brave New Films and the Nation. Read part one here.
As a Texas state senator, Dan Patrick has conducted himself in a manner consistent with the shock jock he once was. Patrick--who is now the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor--has railed against everything from separation of church and state to...
"She's one of the only leading figures in the party to criticize Obama from the left. In an interview with Thomas Frank in Salon, Warren declared: "They protected Wall Street. Not families who were losing their homes. Not people who lost their jobs."
"In one of its strongest statements yet on the need to prepare for climate change, the Defense Department today released a report that says global warming "poses immediate risks to US national security" and will exacerbate national security threats..."
Hulu has rejected (twice!) an ad that educates voters about an anti-abortion ballot measure in Colorado because they say it's "political" and "controversial." But Hulu airs political ads all the time. It's outrageous that they're singling out one about..
While many people assume that the sex trafficking of children is an international issue, you probably know this is FALSE. In reality, the trafficking industry is deeply rooted in the underbelly of American society.
With Fox News spewing blatant misinformation with a shameful "racial component" to whip Americans into a frenzy about the Ebola virus, it would be useful to have a high-ranking public health official who could calmly and authoritatively communicate...