Congress let mandatory paid leave requirements expire at the end of 2020, sparking calls for universal leave benefits to protect workers and their customers from the pandemic.
Milwaukee just declared racism a public health crisis. This novel approach to combating racial inequity should inspire other cities.
A DC law seeks to identify and address the root causes of crime while moving away from the failed status quo of policing and punishment.
Public health resources are being cut while mosquito-borne diseases like Zika and the West Nile virus flourish in poor communities.
Ramping up the risk premium through harsher tactics only makes drug trafficking more profitable, IPS drug policy expert Sanho Tree told CCTV.
The richest Americans now live 10-15 years longer than the poorest.
These machines senselessly endanger your health.
Taxes trump cancer every time.
Your health may be hazardous for my profits.
We’re famous for embracing the freedom to do the wrong thing, as often as we please.
The House has passed a devastating budget plan that would destroy bedrock safeguards that have protected our health and environment for decades.
War and militarism have catastrophic effects on human health and well being.
Fewer than half of U.S. workers get paid sick days.
The latest pandemic scare seems to be easing. It’s time to get the big picture on prevention right.