When the oil rigs came to South Texas so did new jobs, and new people with money to spend. When the industry collapsed, so did the jobs and economies that depended on it.
Decriminalization and health-centered policies represent a novel approach to substance abuse in the United States
Given the virulent discourse concerning minority and ethnic groups this year, disagreements over the role that affirmative action plays in the U.S. will persist.
If the American left wants a plan that provides opportunity, expands freedoms and rights, energizes voters, and appeals to workers, then the Movement for Black Lives and their platform is a fantastic place to start.
Disaster is inevitable unless world leaders accept the practical commitments that the Responsibility to Protect requires in Myanmar.
Although irresponsible media coverage alone may not have been enough to get Trump elected, it cannot be dismissed.
If cash remains the main motivating factor for politicians, there is a serious case to be made for criminal justice reform on a much larger scale.
President Daniel Ortega was re-elected for a third consecutive term in an election that was anything but free and fair: a reminder of how privileged Americans really are.
Tanzanians desperate for work often fill the occupation of a domestic worker but are paid painfully low without the potential for upward mobility. Improvements can be made to this system, but it starts with domestic workers demanding higher standards of their employers.