Garment workers in Vietnam. This year the first ‘sewbot’ factory starts production, in the US, with no human operators.
Steph Gaspar, a volunteer outreach worker with The Hand Up Project, an addiction and homeless advocacy group, cleans up needles used for drug injection that were found at a homeless encampment in Everett in November.
U.S. District Court Judge Petrese Tucker found that the city did not violate the religious liberties of Catholic Social Services (CSS) when it suspended its contract with the agency for foster-care services after discovering that the agency would not work with same-sex couples.
Five powerful families? Is this about the mafia? No, for these five families, it’s not la cosa nostra, “the thing of ours.” Rather, it’s la cupidigia nostra, “the greed of ours.” If we’re going to restore our democracy, we’ll need to deconcentrate all that hoarded wealth. Either that or we can sit back and await the day when representatives of five powerful families sit at a table in some dark restaurant and carve up our country.
Dublin’s Children’s Court deals with cases from thefts of sweets to joyriding and assault. Above: The Court Buildings in Smithfield, Dublin, where the Children’s Court is located.
Dean Killen (above) was banned from son Leon’s funeral after he died following an epileptic seizure
The child and family agency, TUSLA, has designed an aftercare package to assist with this transition into independence for care leavers. Important parts of this include the allocation of an aftercare worker and assistance with finding accommodation.
Conservatives try to laugh off the idea of capping executive pay – but it’s an idea with a distinguished history
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye addresses the Division of Social Services during its annual conference
Evelyn Milan, right, director of services at VOCAL-NY, prepares a package with sterile injecting equipment for a member at the organization’s headquarters in the Brooklyn borough of New York. VOCAL-NY runs a needle exchange and harm reduction services, as well as overdose prevention and other services for people who use drugs.
Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foster care and other child welfare services for detained unaccompanied and separated children soared from $74.5 million in 2007 to $958 million in 2017. Over the past decade, by far the largest recipients of taxpayer money have been Southwest Key and Baptist Child & Family Services, AP’s analysis shows.
Julie Rosamond discusses a new rule to require “able-bodied” Medicaid recipients to work or volunteer for a minimum number of hours each month, or be locked out of health benefits in Lepanto, Arkansas
Cambridge Analytica is effectively still operating under a new name (it now goes by Emerdata), but several spin-out companies are operating using the same techniques – and even employees.
At safe injection sites like Insite, in Vancouver, Canada, drug users can inject drugs under the watch of trained medical staff who will help in case of overdose.
Dr. Ronald Pitner
Jane Barney is pictured in 1980.
Silencing staff, cutting the Faculty of Education and Social Work in the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, and refusing to listen to serious concerns about the direction he is taking the University of Auckland. It is time we talked about Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon and his leadership, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today.
Three drugs are currently approved by the FDA for the treatment of opioid-use disorder: methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone. These drugs have been shown to reduce opioid use and its health consequences. But whether they can reduce the risk of death after a non-fatal opioid overdose hasn’t been clear.
Labour MP Alison McGovern fought back tears as she recounted how women had lived under a “culture of terror and shame” to maintain some idea of societal respectability. The Wirral South MP, whose voice cracked throughout her Commons speech, referenced the story of former Labour health minister Ann Keen who herself had been a victim.
No begging signs were recently added outside some businesses at the BNZ Centre.
Protesters hold signs and shout at lawmakers walking out of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on May 4, 2017 after the House of Representatives narrowly passed a Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS), the nation’s preeminent honors organization for first- and second-year students, named Dr. Karen Kirkhart the Laura Taddeucci Downs National Advisor of the Year.
Peter Suntinger has been the FPÖ mayor of the small town of Grosskirchheim for 21 years. “We are a strictly Catholic community,” he says. “We won’t accept any Muslims, they simply don’t fit in.” His aim is to preserve the local “heimat” culture.
“Facebook tries to explain their practices in ways that make Facebook look like the good guy, that they are somehow protecting your privacy,” said Jennifer Lynch, a senior staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group. “But it doesn’t get at the fact that they are scanning every photo.”
Lianna Dunlap started seeing white vans filled with immigrant children pulling up to the vacant office building behind her house June 4. The next day, she videotaped more children being led into the building. Dunlap says she never saw children leave or go outside during the next three weeks.
Children, including a girl wearing a mask to protect her identity, are taken to Cayuga Center in East Harlem, New York City. Hundreds of migrant children separated from their parents by federal immigration officials are being cared for at the facility.
The cause of this acceleration is no mystery. The United Nations reports that our use of natural resources has tripled in 40 years.
When he speaks at the Westminster launch of a new all-party report on children’s social care, the University of Huddersfield’s Professor Paul Bywaters (above) will stress the vital importance of gathering data on parents as way of fully understanding the problems faced by families
A man walks past a mural of angel wings by artist Colette Miller in Los Angeles’s Skid Row area.
Randy Bryce, a union ironworker, is running for Speaker Paul Ryan’s congressional seat in Wisconsin.
For my son, who has cerebral palsy, the understanding is there but the words are hiding. He weaves together bits of speech with sign language and words from a speaking device.
“It will include the Australian-first application of the Enhanced Medical Mixed Reality interface, allowing healthcare professionals to link with doctors and data through holograms and video conferencing, while they are visiting clients’ homes.”
Siptu health division organiser Paul Bell said on Monday that his members in Section 39 bodies wanted to see a start to pay restoration this year as well as a timetable for the process to be completed.
The brutal normalcy of atrocity is strengthened by a liberal class that will not admit fault and entertains the despicable in the name of tolerance. Democrats and their supporters have pushed the right so far ahead by pretending to be opposed to the violence they regularly inflict themselves.
Sarah Lisanby, M.D., notes that ECT has evolved greatly since it was first used clinically in 1938, and today is a safe, personalized procedure that remains effective at alleviating treatment-resistant depression.
Lee, a former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, former co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and vice chair LGBT Equality Caucus…is fully prepared to take a leadership position in the party caucus. And the 20-year veteran of the House is exploring the prospect of making a run for the position Crowley held.
Child L is the kind of 15-year-old that police, education and social services might consider a problem.