Category Archives: Social Policy

Food Regulation? No Thanks.

An NBC News article today reports on a study headed by Dr. Roberto De Vogli of the department of Public Health Sciences at the University of California, Davis that found a correlation between increases in fast food purchases and average … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Social Policy | Leave a comment

Kristof Admires the Military as a Model for Providing Social Services

Nicholas Kristof in the NY Times this morning writes approvingly of the US military as a model for the way society should take care of people. A few key extracts… The United States armed forces knit together whites, blacks, Asians … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Social Policy | Tagged | Leave a comment

Paid Parental Leave published an article this week citing a report by the organization Human Rights Watch that claims the US is “decades behind” other countries in having national laws guaranteeing paid parental leave. The report, entitled “Failing its Families”, describes this … Continue reading

Posted in Social Policy | Leave a comment