COVID-19 Restrictions Intensified the Wars on Drugs and Sex Work

“Widespread reliance on punitive approaches to enforcing public health” harms marginalized groups, says Amnesty International. A new report from the human rights group Amnesty International suggests quarantine rules and other COVID-19 charges were especially targeted for groups already more likely to face discrimination, police harassment, and unjust criminalization. Amnesty International calls on governments to reject … Read more

Advocating For Student Loan Forgiveness, AOC Highlights Key Obstacle To American Progress And Democracy

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been one of the most vociferous and articulate advocates for student loan forgiveness, repeatedly pushing the Biden administration to make a big and bold move when it comes to its campaign promise to address the $1.7 trillion student debt crisis financially crippling many Americans and stifling the economy. She … Read more

Eleven General Thoughts About Slippery Slope Arguments

[This month, I’m serializing my 2003 Harvard Law Review article, The Mechanisms of the Slippery Slope; in yesterday’s post, I laid out some examples and definitions, but here I want to flag several observations.] [1.] Though the metaphor of the slippery slope suggests that there’s one fundamental mechanism through which the slippage happens, there are actually many different … Read more

Best Free Teaching Resources for all Ages and Subjects

According to the US Department of Education, teachers spend an average of $479 of their own money on classroom supplies. That’s why, here at WeAreTeachers, we’re all about free teaching resources. We’re always on the lookout for sites and sources that offer lesson plans, printables, videos, and all the other things teachers need to make … Read more

Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s The Line Project Gets An Update

Saudi Arabia’s plan to build a linear city stretching out into the middle of the desert has perhaps gotten even dumber. On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that the kingdom’s The Line project—a proposed million-person, 170-kilometer-long city in the remote portion of the country’s Tabuk provinceing the Red Sea—is getting a redesign. Instead of the initial concept … Read more

Banana Squeeze – Day Trading Strategy

What’s up, everyone? All right. So the topic of today’s episode is The Banana Squeeze. If you haven’t heard of the banana squeeze, this is technical set up. Every day traders should know about the banana squeeze. Learn More About the Banana Squeeze Here! You may have even traded a banana squeeze, but you didn’t … Read more

San Francisco Mayor Announces New Program To End Transgender Homelessness

San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced her intention to allocate $6.5 million of the city’s budget to end transgender homelessness. The timing of this announcement is apropos as June 1st kicks off “Pride Month.” Pride Month marks the memorialization of the Stonewall Riots of 1969. These riots were demonstrations by members of the gay community … Read more

Appellate Court Reverses Child Custody Decision That Was “Based on [a] Decade-Old Sexual Assault Allegation”

From Young v. Benoitdecided yesterday by the Arizona Court of Appeals, in an opinion by Presiding Judge David D. Weinzweig, joined by Judges Brian Y. Furuya and Judge Jennifer M. Perkins: Mother and Father dated for several months in 2010 and 2011. They had sex, often unprotected, and Mother got pregnant. Their relationship ended before … Read more