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Youth Punished for Inability to Pay in Juvenile Justice System

By Christopher Zoukis<p>Lower-income and racial and ethnic minority youth are far more likely to face incarceration or probation because of an inability to pay debts imposed by the justice system, according to a report issued by Philadelphia's Juvenile Law Center.<p>The legal aid and advocacy group …

9 signs your coworker is a psychopath

Andrew Faas, a former senior executive with Canada's two largest retail organizations, found this out the hard way when he blew the whistle on a corrupt colleague, and subsequently had his phone and email hacked and even received an anonymous death threat.<p>To help others, Faas says in his new book, …

Psychopath or Sociopath? It Makes no Difference What you Call Them

From the earliest days in my career as a criminal forensic psychologist, I have encountered treatises and learned discussions about the difference between psychopaths and sociopaths. Still, to this day, I have never had reason to use the terms, other as than synonyms.<p>From my days in training, I …

Do Psychopaths Genuinely Lack Empathy, Or Are They Feeling You?

The most common observation made about psychopaths is that they feel no empathy. I have said it myself in Courtroom testimony, repeating a truism I picked up years ago: "they fail to empathize and are therefore prone to victimize."<p>Empathy refers to the ability to understand and share the feelings …

Could Your Child Be a Psychopath?

<b>Credit: Courtesy of Open Road Media</b><p><i>By: Daniel O'Connor</i><p>Have you ever wondered if someone you know could be a psychopath? What if that person lived under your roof? What if he or she was your own child?<p>It can be difficult to draw the line between childhood mischief and the troubled behavior of a …

7 Strategies to Increase Your Odds of Joining the Billion-Dollar Club | Inc.com

Most budding entrepreneurs don't realize that nine out of ten startups fail within 24 months. They only see and remember the recent new entrants in the billion dollar valuation club, including Uber, Airbnb, and Snapchat.<p>While last year was not a banner year for new businesses, the startup rate is …