Riot police barricade, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris. Human Rights Watch documented cases of wounds (including head and neck injuries) caused by direct hits with rubber ball-shaped projectiles shot out of a specialized launcher. . . burns and physical injury to limbs from the use of supposedly less-than-lethal tear gas grenades which contain a small, secondary explosive charge; and questionable use of tear gas delivered as a spray.
Bruce Fiske has been helping Winnipeggers down on their luck for the past six years out of the Millennium Library.
According to senior author Dale Sandler, Ph.D., head of the Epidemiology Branch at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of NIH, a few prior studies reported an increase in breast cancer risk after childbirth
This cake represents the work of two graduate students in psychology who are researching the effects of police intimidation of witnesses to crime. The cake was rigged with electricity and lit up.
The midterms have given the Democratic Party a boost. But their professional-class politics are a cul de sac — we desperately need a political revolution driven by the needs and aspirations of the multiracial working class.
Cheryl Zondi is a 22-year-old University of Johannesburg student studying social work.
Welfare services across Israel to be suspended in the coming days as social workers demand a change in policy to ensure better working conditions that would guarantee them higher pay and protection from violence. Above: Inbal Hermoni, head of the Social Workers Union, getting arrested at the Tel Aviv protests
Construction crews work on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, to erect three structures to temporarily shelter people from Minneapolis’ homeless encampment through the coming months.
Given his record of destruction across the world and its impact on disabled people, ceding the ADA to Bush undermines our capacity to engage fully with the history of the disability rights movement in all its complexity, and with the frameworks that are forging the way toward the liberation of disabled people. Above: Disabled activists on Capitol Hill lobby Congress to approve the Americans with Disabilities Act, May 17, 1990.
With Aurora Chicago Lakeshore Hospital set to lose government funding, and children in state care no longer there, judge concludes investigation unnecessary.
Research shows that we are each born with a given number of neurons that participate in an empathetic response. But early life experience shapes how we act on it.
Oxfam Hong Kong officials present the findings of their Hong Kong Living Wage Report at a press conference
Jeronte Reed at his home in Killeen holding a onesie belonging to his son, Jaxson Partridge-Reed, who died at age 1 in an illegal day care in Killeen in 2017. Jaxson is one of nearly 90 children who have died as a result of abuse or neglect at a Texas day care over the last decade.
Jess Kenny, homeless liaison nurse at the Mater Hospital, with a service user.
Dr. Kevin Tan is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work. He said the background for his work on this study was his time as a social worker working with students who had emotional difficulties.
St. Ignatius Mission in St. Ignatius Montana.
Unionized Kaiser Permanente mental health workers gather placards in S.F. for the statewide strike they began Monday.
Help for teachers and social workers to help tackle poorer outcomes of children in need of help and protection from social care
In a divided, alienated, backward-looking “austerity” Britain, the time has come to make good on social rights.
Vera Selivanova is a social worker in Shelepovo in Russia’s Kurgan region. She cleans houses, brings in food and tends gardens. She says soon only the elderly will be left, and then the village will die.
December 10-14, Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians represented by NUHW will hold a strike at Kaiser facilities across California. Four-thousand psychologists, therapists, social workers, psychiatric nurses and addiction medicine specialists — along with other medical professionals — will stage pickets outside dozens of facilities from San Diego to Sacramento.
Combing through reports dating back to the 1960s, CBS News counted at least 578 victims who were allegedly sexually abused at children’s camps. “That’s probably just the tip of the iceberg,” said Dr. Jon Conte (above), who studies child abuse and trauma at the University of Washington. He described how camps can sometimes create opportunities for predators.
Erica West, a social worker in Oakland, looks at the background to the strike and the larger challenges social workers face in their work — and why they can look to the example of teachers and other union workers in using the strike weapon to fight for themselves and their patients.
Flowers laid near Utoya Island after Anders Behring Breivik’s mass-murder attack, Norway, July 24, 2011.
A clinic for Asylum seekers in south Tel Aviv.
Ms Thinavhuyo Muzila.
The Sarah Cannon Research Institute, based in Nashville, received nearly $8 million in payments from drug companies on behalf of its president for clinical operations, Dr. Howard Burris, largely for research work. Dozens of his articles published in prestigious medical journals did not include the required disclosures of those payments and relationships.
The Penrose Library social worker will also share strategies with other cities like Denver where social workers are now on the library staff.
Fear of sanctions is demotivating the unemployed from getting a job, a new study aims to show. Meanwhile, Germany’s political left is mulling a welfare reform to refit the system for 21st century work.
Jorge Bulario, a Staten Island social worker, said the Department of Health and other government agencies did not listen to his concerns about the welfare of supported housing residents.
The investigation covered the investments of seven of the world’s largest science funders. Of those, six charities—the Wellcome Trust, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation—were found to have offshore investments that, combined, totaled at least $5 billion in recent years. Above: Cayman Islands
The study will track the well-being and learning of up to 100 children, from the time they are in Kindergarten 1 to when they begin Primary 1 in 2021.
Right from the start of this movement we have seen “experts” and “politicians” in the media belittling, condemning, and mocking the gilets jaunes and the revolt that they embody. I saw the words “barbarians,” “idiots,” “yokels,” “irresponsible” spread across social networks. The media spoke of the gilets jaunes’ “grunting”: for them, the popular classes do not revolt, but instead grunt like farm animals. I heard of the “violence of this movement” when a car was torched or a window was smashed or a statue was tarnished.
The growing trend of sexualised injection meth use — colloquially referred to as ‘slamming’ — is a growing public health concern due to the dual risk of transmission of HIV and other blood-borne viruses via both injection and sexual transmission.
Class Of 2025 student Dale talks with principal Becca Bostwick at Taft Elementary School in Lincoln City.
The state Supreme Court’s decision this week to keep private the names of 19 Catholic Church clergy members accused of sexual abuse is both “disappointing” and “dangerous,” according to a lawyer who has filed a class action lawsuit over the scandal.
Pulling back the curtain on the ostensibly “bipartisan” orientation for newly elected members of Congress at Harvard’s Kennedy School in Boston, Reps.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY: above) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) informed the public through live social media updates on Thursday that — contrary to the ideologically neutral advertising — the private conference featured a heavy dose of speeches by corporate CEOs and completely shut out organized labor and members of the progressive community.
A Japanese drama took heat from social critics and foster care staff for what some called a story line that will further stigmatize Japan’s foster kids.
“If the senate approves something, but if it goes back to [make] changes that senators weren’t informed of, what’s the point of us voting for anything?” School of Social Work senator David Cheng said at the November plenary.
Honeymoon long over? Hang in there. A new study shows those prickly disagreements that can mark the early and middle years of marriage mellow with age as conflicts give way to humor and acceptance.
Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York (left) has pledged to pay her interns $15 an hour. She is seen here with Democratic Rep.-elect Deb Haaland of New Mexico.
“Why is such a seemingly scarce commodity—the U.S. worker—worth so little?”