Elyssa Reisman

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Japanese Relocation - U.S. Gov't Explanation 1942 (Japanese Internment Camps)

The plight of women in India

Boxing for Freedom - Official trailer english version

10 Images Show China's Doomsday Air Pollution | China Uncensored

Ending Overfishing

NIOZ-STW: Study on the possible consequences of Deep Sea Mining on the ecosystem near the Azores

What Is the Biggest Environmental Problem People Don't Know About?

Introduced species and biodiversity

Why is biodiversity so important? - Kim Preshoff

These geeky eco-warriors want your old phone to help stop illegal deforestation

That old smartphone you’re considering putting up on eBay, or just leaving in a drawer because it’s no longer needed, could be put to much better …

Here's How Much of the World's Forests Could Vanish by 2050 | VICE News

<b>VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here</b><i>.</i><p>A new report about deforestation and climate change contains a dire warning: If the world continues along its business-as-usual path, an amount of tropical forest nearly equal to the size of India could …

Fracking explained: opportunity or danger


Discrimination Against Muslim Women - Fact Sheet

Muslim women are a fast-growing segment of the United States population that reflects the breadth of this country's racial, ethnic, and multicultural …

A Theory of Justice for Animals: Animal Rights in a Nonideal World // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame

In this book, Robert Garner takes up several important and interrelated questions about the moral status of, and our obligations to, nonhuman …

What we know about illegal immigration from Mexico

Pew Research Center tracks the origins of unauthorized immigrants, their participation in the labor force and where in the U.S. they are settling.

Police brutality or “reasonable force”? Research review

Updated review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.The post Excessive or …

Poll: A Majority of Americans Oppose Accepting Syrian Refugees

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, more than half of the nation’s governors have declared they will not accept new Syrian refugees into their states, and a new poll shows that a majority of Americans disapprove of President Obama’s plans to accept increased numbers of Syrian refugees. …

The real whistle-blower in police brutality

<b>(CNN) —</b> If I could design the next cover of New York Magazine, I'd borrow the same concept as the powerful and widely noted display of 35 of Bill Cosby's accusers.<p>But instead of the women who said they were victimized by the famous actor and comedian, I'd grace the cover with the many unarmed black …