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Activist Organizers’ Hopes for 2018 from Movements around the World | Alternet

Across the globe, 2017 brought us to new lows. Yet, even as crisis after crisis shook us to the ground, they also inspired many to rise up and take to the streets and other venues of popular power. Donald Trump as president awakened millions, sparked new cross-sectoral coalitions, and galvanized people to creative and effective […]

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Healthcare & Wellness Leadership & Government

Does America Have a Caste System? | Alternet

In the United States, inequality tends to be framed as an issue of either class, race or both. Source: Does America Have a Caste System? | Alternet

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Advocates & Activists Leadership & Government

4 of the Biggest Fake Threats to Free Speech On Campus Invented by Right-Wingers | Alternet

The issue of free speech on college campuses is sure to be a hot one in 2018. Unfortunately, the media too often ignores genuine threats to free speech, instead focusing on the insincere outrage of fascists, racists and others with grotesque views, who cynically portray themselves as martyrs to the First Amendment. Source: 4 of […]

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Healthcare & Wellness

The Global Market For ADHD Medications | Health Affairs

Source: The Global Market For ADHD Medications | Health Affairs

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Healthcare & Wellness Law & Criminal Justice

Opioid Prescription Rates And Child Removals: Evidence From Florida | Health Affairs

A critical aspect of the opioid epidemic is its effect on the ability of opioid-dependent parents to care for their children. In this article we investigate the association between the rate of removals of children from their homes and the opioid prescription rate in Florida counties during 2012–15. We performed a panel data analysis of […]

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Healthcare & Wellness

Tackling The Mental Health Crisis In Emergency Departments: Look Upstream For Solutions

The United States is in the middle of a well-documented mental health crisis. In 2015, 127,500 Americans died from drug or alcohol-related causes or suicide. This translates into 350 deaths per day, and one person dying of a preventable cause every four minutes. This crisis, which continues to worsen, is hitting emergency departments (EDs) particularly hard. […]

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30 Fascinating Early Bands of Future Music Legends | Rolling Stone

From Billy Joel’s heavy-metal duo to Madonna’s post-punk act and Neil Young’s Motown outfit, these are the primordial groups that rock forgot Source: 30 Fascinating Early Bands of Future Music Legends | Rolling Stone