For so long, we have looked to colleges and universities to achieve more equitable outcomes among their student populations, but we have forgotten that their ability to do so is limited by poor state leadership and policies.
Pain medications, primarily medicinal opioids, have been proven to be cheap, effective, and feasible to administer even in the poorest countries. Yet, in all but the richest countries of our world, access is pitifully low.
We are far from perfect and tend not to talk about ways to overcome poverty. In fact, many turn a blind eye toward the intractable issues of race, ethnicity and poverty. But for Kotlowitz, it is a question of getting to those issues.
For millions of indigenous villagers and pastoralists it means forced relocation, loss of livelihoods, and a death blow to their ancient cultures. Ethiopia is a sad example of the worst of these outcomes.
The overwhelming majority of Americans want more public transportation, not less. But if cuts are an inconvenience for Americans who have transportation options, they can be a disaster for Americans who don't.