Intersections + Injustice

The Coronavirus Information Gap for Marginalized People

For those of us connected to technology, it’s hard to imagine not having continual information about the novel coronavirus pandemic.…

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Court Reins In Social Workers’ Power in Drug-War Child Removals

Social workers are overlooked actors in the drug war, separating parents who use drugs from their children, often regardless of…

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We Should Be Vigilant Against Attacks on the Supreme Court’s Burrage Ruling

Marcus Andrew Burrage was once a small-town guy from rural Iowa who sold another man heroin. As is typical of…

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Caged People Expected to Keep Calm and Carry On Amid COVID-19

Jails and prisons are the next “country” to get COVID-­19, with the infection timeline trailing  America’s. It will be a…

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San Antonio’s War on Street-Level Sex Workers

On a late August afternoon, a woman with shoulder-length brown hair asked a passing driver on the west side of…

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COVID-19 Is Especially Devastating for Black and Brown Americans

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its accompanying economic downturn is disproportionately affecting Black and Brown people in the US…

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“Ticking Time Bombs”—Congressmembers Urge Releases From Federal Prisons

Members of Congress are joining criminal justice reform advocates to demand that some people currently in prisons be released to…

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The Criminal Justice System Struggles to Adapt to the Pandemic

Measures in response to the coronavirus are rapidly progressing in the US, with workplaces, restaurants, and public events being shuttered…

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In the UK, Are We Rationing Who We Care About Amid COVID-19?

Viruses are great levelers. So it is with COVID-19, which has no regard for social status or affluence. We are…

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Why Midwestern Farmers Are Facing a Suicide Crisis

Farm workers are increasingly dying of suicide, according to new research. Farmers are suffering the combined burdens of falling commodity…

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