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Gender pay gap: Six things we've learnt

<b>For the first time, the extent of the pay differences between men and women in the UK has been exposed.</b><p>More than 10,000 large firms have provided details of their gender pay gap, with three-quarters of them paying men more than women.<p>But apart from that headline fact, the statistics contain a …

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6 Feminist Myths That Will Not Die

Much of what we hear about the plight of American women is false. Some faux facts have been repeated so often they are almost beyond the reach of …

Anger. Outrage. Disbelief. What women say about the gender pay gap

Data analyst Eunice Da Silva just found out that the company she works for pays women half as much as men on average.<p>Her reaction? "Not surprised."<p>Da Silva has worked as a contractor at a string of major banks in London and has seen gender inequality firsthand. All of the senior managers she works …

Five Ways to Win an Argument about the Gender Wage Gap (Updated 2017) | Institute for Women's Policy Research

The 80.5 percent wage ratio figure, the most commonly used figure to measure the gender wage gap in the United States, is often derided as …

The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

You’ve probably heard that men are paid more than women are paid over their lifetimes. But what does that mean? Are women paid less because they …

Solitary confinement limited inmate's access to legal advice, lawyer says

ELIZABETH — The lawyer for a prison inmate who spent three years in solitary confinement said in court today that his client was denied access to …

Banking on Bondage: Private Prisons and Mass Incarceration

<b>Executive Summary</b><p>The imprisonment of human beings at record levels is both a moral failure and an economic one — especially at a time when more and …

Alabama Looked The Other Way As Prison Staff Habitually Raped Women, Demanded Sexual Favors, DOJ Finds

For the past two decades, female inmates in Alabama’s Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women have been subjected to atrocious acts of sexual abuse — and the …

When Good People Do Nothing: The Appalling Story of South Carolina's Prisons

A judge's order in an inmate abuse case highlights the role played, or not played, by the state's political and legal infrastructure.<p>In two months, America will observe the 50th anniversary of one of its most dubious moments. On March 13, 1964, Catherine "Kitty" Genovese was brutally murdered in …

Lax review of prison deaths puts inmates at needless risk, ombudsman says

Inmates may be dying needlessly in federal prisons because authorities aren't doing enough to track and prevent deaths on their watch, the national prison watchdog says.<p>A report released Monday concludes that an untold number of the roughly 35 supposed "natural cause" deaths that occur each year in …

Softening sentences, losing leverage

Published on October 31, 2015<p><i>In Portland, Ore.</i><p>When the judge entered the wood-paneled courtroom to begin the sentencing hearing this fall, 19-year-old Morgan Brittain was the only one who didn’t stand. She remained seated in her wheelchair in the front row.<p>Brittain looked in many ways like the girl …

Man jailed for failing to pay a traffic fine dies naked in his cell after days of ignored drug withdrawal

Six days into that sentence, Stojcevski had been put into a mental-health cell, where he was under constant video surveillance and suicide watch.<p>The video shows, however, that, for the last two days of his life, Stojcevski didn't get off the ground.<p>Stojcevski's brother has now filed a lawsuit …

Time to free those who’ve been jailed too long

No one in this country should be required to serve a prison sentence that is unfair, arbitrary, or racially discriminatory<b>.</b> This week, the United …

Marco Contreras freed after serving 20 years for crime he did not commit

Marco Contreras becomes the second man to walk free from custody in LA in the last two weeks after being wrongfully convicted.<p>A man has walked free …

Measures Aimed At Keeping People Out Of Jail Punish The Poor

Electronic monitoring devices provide an alternative to sending someone to jail. For a defendant, an ankle bracelet means returning to family and work. For corrections officials, it saves money by reducing overcrowded jails and prisons. But those devices are expensive.<p>A nationwide survey by NPR …

Reduced sentences urged for non-violent drug offenders

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is urging the U.S. Sentencing Commission to approve a measure that would make potentially thousands of non-violent drug offenders now serving time in federal prison eligible for reduced sentences.<p>Attorney General Eric Holder, who supported the commission's April …

Why Prison Reform Is Good for All of Us

Suggest that the way to end recidivism is to reform the prison system, and you might be accused of caring more about criminals than the crimes they commit.<p>It's happened to me. Often when I write or give a talk about my work with minors in adult prison, I describe the deplorable conditions in which …

California Voters Pass 'Historic' Mass Incarceration Reform

A California public safety measure to reclassify low-level crimes, including drug possession, won a clear victory on Tuesday, as voters paved the way …

Obama administration challenges the money bail system: Can people be kept in jail just because they are poor?

President Obama's civil rights lawyers are seeking a potentially far-reaching ruling to hold that the Constitution forbids the common practice of keeping people in jail prior to a trial, even for minor offenses, just because they are too poor to pay for bail.<p>Every day, about 450,000 people are held …

I Got Myself Arrested So I Could Look Inside the Justice System

A former prosecutor fights the law and lets it win.<p>Ten years ago, when I started my career as an assistant district attorney in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, I viewed the American criminal justice system as a vital institution that protected society from dangerous people. I once prosecuted a …

A positive association found between autism prevalence and childhood vaccination uptake across the U.S. population.

2011;74(14):903-16. doi: 10.1080/15287394.2011.573736.<p>1Department of Economics and Finance, Baruch College/City University of New York, New York, New …

The history of vaccinations in the light of the autism epidemic. - PubMed

Autism has been characterized as a behavioral disorder since it was first described by Leo Kanner in 1943. The number of autistic children has …

Summary Comparison of Characteristics of Autism & Mercury Poisoning

Verbal IQ higher than performance IQ; compromised language/verbal expression and comprehension<p>Verbal IQ higher than performance IQ; compromised …

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Acetaminophen (paracetamol) use, measles-mumps-rubella vaccination, and autistic disorder: the results of a parent survey.

2008 May;12(3):293-307. doi: 10.1177/1362361307089518.<p>1University of California San Diego, USA. Stephen.schultz@med.navy.mil<p>Abstract<p>The present study …

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Tracking Vaccinations, Cause of Autism

Allison Jones<br>researching vaccines<br>since 1984<p>VIDEO #15 (Vagus Nerve) <br>Adjuvants <br>2mo Schedule <br>Myelin Growth <br>Pediarix Recipe <br>HepB shot <br>Gardasil recipe …

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Effects of Mercury on Brain Neuron Degeneration

SICK MONKEYS: RESEARCH LINKS VACCINE LOAD, AUTISM SIGNS

The first publicly reported results of this research project come in both oral and poster presentations on Friday and Saturday at the International …