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Coercion

All Eyes Will Be on New York in 2014 When It Comes to Police Interrogations and False Confessions

Steve Drizin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Crime
Steve Drizin

The New York Court of Appeals is a bellwether court, meaning that High Court's decisions in Aveni and Thomas are bound to have influence well beyond New York's borders. I'm hoping that the Court not only provides justice for Messrs. Aveni and Thomas, but crafts its decision in a way that helps to prevent future coerced and false confessions.

Why You Shouldn't Pick Your Battles

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

There's a difference between taking a position against something and taking a stand for something. Taking a stand is about expressing our perspective rather than delivering opinions, judgments, and unsolicited advice, particularly when there may be an implicit threat in our position.

'If You Get Too Cold, I'll Tax The Heat'

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Nobody likes the taxman. Even those who in principle believe in spreading the wealth -- even they get a twinge of fear at the mention of the IRS, April 15th and -- worst of all -- the dreaded audit. Don't deny it.

Why I Am Abstinent

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

Over the last year and a half, I have dated over 100 different guys. I'm not into dating, though. In fact, I hate it. Sexually conservative women like myself are having a next to impossible time finding anybody willing to wait.

A Non-Coercive Approach to Loving Others

Eric Simpson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eric Simpson

A love that is non-coercive is truthful and genuinely concerned more for the subject of love than for its owner.

Concerned About Coerced Abortions? Try Saying No to Cesarean Surgery

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

The rise in cesarean surgery rates has not been accompanied by overall improvements in maternal or child health and creates risks to pregnant women and babies that do not exist with vaginal births.