Jessica Phillips

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Bye-bye bystander: how to move past the bystander effect

Street harassment has a unique quality that distinguishes it from most other forms – it is always in public. This gives us the rare opportunity to …

Spring Break Gang Rape Watched by Hundreds: The Bystander Effect

In March of 2015, while onlookers drank and partied, a young woman was brutally raped by three male college students. Later in April of 2015, while …

The Bystander Effect: Why You Don't Stand Up When You Should

<i>by Courtney Lindstrand, TEEN VOGUE</i><p>Expert tips on how to take a stand when you see someone being bullied.<p>Art by Wesley Johnson<p>Bullying is an intimidating, deplorable problem, whether it's playing out in the high school cafeteria or around the internship water cooler. But when you're not the bullied …

Parenting

Assault on the Subway: What Can a Bystander Do?

There are ways to intervene that don't involve putting yourself in danger.<p>It was nearly dawn on October 20, 2012, when Elisa Lopez hopped on the 4 train downtown from the Bronx* to head to her boyfriend's apartment. Lulled by the subway's rock and rumble, she fell asleep, head cradled by the …

Wood Is Good: Orée's Artisan Solution For iPhone Wireless Charging

The smartphone world is increasingly turning towards fashion and personal statements both in the hardware and design of each handset, but also the accessories that are available. Some people want totally practical options, and they are well served, but smaller manufacturers are now offering …

Wireless Charging

China is Obama's trump card in push for Pacific Rim trade pact

WASHINGTON — As the<p>White Houselooks to wrap up years of negotiations on a highly contested Pacific Rim trade pact, administration officials are increasingly casting the agreement as vital to helping the U.S. face its most daunting economic rival: China.<p>The proposed<p>Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, …

Globalization

Is Solar The Next Shale?

Will solar power transform electricity markets as significantly as shale transformed oil and gas?<p>That is the question posed in a new study by Wood MacKenzie, an international energy research and consulting company.<p>“Just as shale extraction reconfigured oil and gas, no other technology is closer to …

Fossil Fuels

“Fascism is rising in America”: The Koch brothers and democracy’s dispiriting demise

<b>David Koch (Reuters/Carlo Allegri)</b><p>We’re still paying the price for Citizens United, and our oligarchs are poised to capture even more political power<p>Thom Hartmann<p>February 8, 2015 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>As the American Heritage Dictionary noted, fascism is: "A …

Middle-class

Obama's list of global dangers

Critics of the president’s leadership are unlikely to be impressed.<p>President Barack Obama has spent six years getting pilloried by his opponents for his cautious and collaborative leadership on the world stage. But if his second National Security Strategy is any guide, he hasn’t lost faith in his …

National Security

41 Superfoods: How They Can Help Your Running

Nutrition

Jordan Tells ISIS That Revenge Airstrikes Are Just 'The Beginning'

A wave of airstrikes against ISIS was just “the beginning” of Jordan’s retaliation for the burning death of a fighter pilot, its military declared while promising to attack the Islamist militants “until they are destroyed.”<p>Up to 20 Jordanian F-16 fighter jets carried out airstrikes against ISIS in …

Human Rights

3 Ways Falling Oil Prices Will Impact the Sale of Your Business | Inc.com

Although demand for petroleum is up, U.S. stockpiles of oil surged by nearly 13 million barrels during the third week of January--a sign that lower oil prices may be more than a momentary blip on the nation's radar.<p>With oil trading below $50 a barrel, economists are scrambling to determine the …

Oil & Gas Industry

How Obama's Education Reforms Might Hurt Black Colleges

Some fear the president's plan to rate universities would unfairly compromise funding for schools serving disadvantaged students.<p>Much of the current ballyhoo in higher-education circles has centered on President Obama's announcement earlier this year to make community college free for all Americans …