Zika Virus Outbreak Continues

Photo courtesy of Flickr user Day Donaldson, licensed under CC BY 2.0 The recent Zika virus outbreak in Latin America continues, raising health concerns for pregnant women and their unborn children. On Saturday, the Colombian president reported that there were…

Flint Water Crisis

In attempts to cut spending, Flint, Michigan government officials have caused a water crisis, exposing their residents to high levels of lead-contaminated water. The water serving the city was rerouted from Detroit to the Flint River in April 2014. The…

A Debtor’s Courtroom

Photo courtesy of Flickr user lemonjenny, licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0 On Wednesday, Human Rights Watch revealed a report highlighting the failure of U.S. courts to protect poor defendants from debt buying agencies. The report argues that the courts should…