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Author: Jonathan Kantrowitz

International corporate tax avoidance costs U.S. more than $100 billion each year

Source: ` The Washington Center for Equitable Growth Profit shifting by U.S. multinational corporations is reducing U.S. government tax revenues by more than $100 billion each year, and other

Student debt is a racial justice issue

Source: Washington Center for Equitable Growth Student debt delinquency mirrors geography of minority populations across U.S The Washington Center for Equitable Growth released the second installment

My Latest Archaeology Blog Posts: Israel, Neanderthals, etc.

Israel Genetic testing proves Bene Israel community in India has Jewish roots A new study from Tel Aviv University, Cornell University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine reveals genetic proof

Latest Health Research

Cognitive Impairment Yoga and meditation can help minimize cognitive impairment Inner peace and a flexible body may not be the most valuable benefits that yoga and meditation have to offer, suggests

The proposed budget is a fiscally irresponsible and mean-spirited farce

by Jonathan Pelto from Wait, What There are times when an elected official is faced with a choice between doing what is right and doing what is politically expedient in an effort to get along to go

Large reductions in prison population can be made without endangering public safety

Source: INDIANA UNIVERSITY A paper published in the journal Criminology & Public Policy addresses one of the most important crime policy questions in America: Can prison populations be reduced without

Bisphenol A (BPA) harms embryos during implantation and pregnancy for couples seeking in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Source:University of Missouri-Columbia Bisphenol A (BPA) is an industrial chemical that is used in a variety of consumer products, such as water bottles, metal food and beverage containers, and

Doctors call for sweeping single-payer reform with detailed proposal signed by over 2,200 doctors nationwide

Source: PHYSICIANS FOR A NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAM In a dramatic show of physician support for deeper health reform – and for making a decisive break with the private insurance model of financing

My reactions to Senator Chris Murphy set of recommendations for improvement of Bridgeport’s transportation system

Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) today released his Bridgeport-focused “Fed Up” report. The report identifies the specific trouble areas for Bridgeport’s commuters and proposes a set of recommendations

Toxic Chemicals in Wide Range of Household Products

Source: The Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut Newly disclosed information shows toxic hormone-disrupting chemicals are used in a broader range of household products than previously known.