Martin Shkreli, the former head of Turing Pharmaceuticals, outside the federal courthouse in Brooklyn after he was found guilty of fraud, August 2017
More broadly, the HQ2 debate in New York broadened awareness of the sordid process of economic development deals, by which powerful companies raid cities and states to the tune of up to $90 billion annually, while local services suffer from lack of funds.
Spirit Lake Tribal Chairwoman Myra Pearson addresses a crowd at the beginning of the Spirit Lake Children’s Services Symposium on Tuesday at the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. Pearson, elected Monday, said she plans on implementing measures to improve social services and other programs to protect the tribe’s children.
Social Work PhD student Brooke Allemang is the first Faculty of Social Work PhD student to be awarded prestigious Alberta Innovates SPOR Graduate Studentship and Mathison Centre Graduate Trainee Support Award.
For UT Social Work faculty member Dr. Stacia Martin-West (second from left), it was a matter of being at the right place at the right time and having the knowledge to help.
A sensational new book mines the Catholic Church’s sexual secrets. Will right-wing homophobes exploit it?
When companies know more about us than we know about ourselves.
Small research groups tend to beat large collaborations when it comes to producing innovative projects and breakthrough discoveries.
Amy Corveleyn, MSW, LICSW, clinical social worker at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and member of the Association of Oncology Social Workers, knows the impact of a mental illness on the outcomes for patients with cancer.
Alicia Kwande is the social worker for the Pikes Peak Library District.
A used needle in a park in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Meeting physically with colleagues who live thousands of miles away is not an inalienable right.
Professor Francine Chakolis was a professor of social work at Augsburg College, where she taught for 28 years.
A coalition of charities have urged the Government to take urgent steps to protect people and places in poverty from the financial consequences of Brexit, including no-deal.
The harmful and thoroughly debunked practice aims to change, suppress or eliminate an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
“A great nation is not judged, historically, by the number of billionaires it has, or by the number of nuclear weapons it has. It is judged by how it treats the weakest and most vulnerable people amongst us,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, when she was a state senator, asked Department for Children and Families staff about shredding of notes from meetings but got no answer during a meeting of the Child Welfare Systems Task Force in Topeka.
Ford says he hasn’t spoken with Lisa MacLeod (above) about the allegations made by the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis but has already ruled out asking her to quit cabinet. The group says the minister told the association it would be a long four years for them if they did not publicly support the revamped autism program, which they say will leave many children without adequate levels of therapy.
Representative Lucy McBath, of Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District, at the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C.
Researchers measured pain’s impact on normal work activities, people’s health status, and health care use.
Most drug research focuses on the harms they cause, but studying the pleasure they provide will improve our understanding of why people use them.
An organic farm in Havana, Cuba, that produces outputs averaging 20 kilograms (44 pounds) per square meter per year without agrochemical inputs.
“I call it the invisible epidemic,” Dr. Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, a clinician and researcher at New York University, explained over coffee at a Dominican restaurant in the Bronx, where he was raised.
Social movements ousted Rahm Emanuel. Now they’re taking on the neoliberal machine.
Berkeley’s police department started issuing more standardized police policies written by Lexipol in September, despite concerns from the city’s civilian-run police commission.
A man collects water from the municipal water supply in West Bengal, India
Valuing the what are known as the “affective consequences” – that is, the consequences which relate to our feelings and attitudes – of consumption decisions like this allows both individuals and policy makers to work out how best to spend limited resources to maximise quality of life.
Gutting payday loan rules will harm vulnerable families
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Dr. Sarah Todd, is a Professor in the School of Social Work
First came a report in two Texas newspapers that hundreds of Southern Baptist preachers and church workers over the past 20 years have been credibly accused of child sex abuse. Now, an explosive follow-up: Church leaders have failed in many cases to investigate the abuse claims and even allowed known offenders to move from congregation to congregation.
Cleo Gorman and her husband, Ron Ackerman, learn a step during a dance class at the Easthampton Senior Center, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. What a journey it’s been, of adventure, travel, love, blessings and pain; and it all began in 1968 at Wurzweiler School of Social Work, at Yeshiva University in Manhattan, when Ron taught Israeli dance.
Above: Ilhan Omar | The congresswoman’s comments may have been thoughtless. But if we call all criticism of Israel “anti-Semitic” we risk making the term meaningless.
In February 2018, an unsigned flyer was posted in San Francisco’s Mission District, warning the homeless: “If you are still here after dark tonight, the hunters will become the hunted. We will pound you, burn you, beat you, and fuck you up if you are within a 100 yards of this park starting after sun down tonight.” The flyer was eventually tied to Jason Perkins, a local club owner.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Gerald O’Brien, professor in the Department of Social Work, is the recipient of the College of Arts and Sciences’ 2019 William and Margaret Going Endowed Professorship Award.
Social workers Jen Patridge and Rebecca Westrick walk with a client in Janesville.
A growing number of unsheltered homeless are turning to their cars for sanctuary. Some West Coast cities have programs to help them get a good night’s sleep.
Family and Human Services Minister Tina Mundy, left, and Andrea MacDonald, CEO of the United Way of P.E.I., are shown at Monday’s funding announcement for a new 2-1-1 service for the Island, expected in the fall.
MDMA (also known as “ecstasy” or “molly”) is used in rave culture because it increases energy and makes people feel euphoric and sociable. Recently, though, researchers have been looking at how the pure form of MDMA can be used in therapy to treat mental health problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder, alcohol addiction and more.
While exact data on the number of children used and recruited into armed conflict are difficult to confirm because of the unlawful nature of child recruitment, UNICEF estimates that tens of thousands of boys and girls under the age of 18 are used in conflicts worldwide.
Nan Goldin stages a ‘die-in’ during the protest at the Guggenheim against funding by opioid manufacturers. Goldin, who narrowly avoided dying of an opioid overdose after being prescribed OxyContin pills, is campaigning for art and academic institutions in the US and Britain to refuse philanthropy from the multi-billionaire Sacklers .
Thousands of pain medication recipients have had their doses reduced or eliminated. But this attempt to save people from addiction is leaving many patients in perpetual pain — and thus inadvertently ruining, or even ending, lives.
Dapivirine vaginal ring and tablets of oral PrEP medication.
As the socialist movement picks up steam, we’ll need to translate our ideals into workable policies. Two democratic socialist legislators in Maryland are doing just that. Above:The Maryland State House
Protestors rally against Amazon and the company’s plans to move their second headquarters to the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, at New York City Hall, January 30, 2019 in New York City