Category: Current Events

#MeToo: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

#MeToo: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

—Alison Dahl Crossley
The headlines have been rolling in naming the death of #MeToo, the failure of #MeToo, and even the dangers of #MeToo. Are these headlines accurate? And beyond the headlines, what’s next?

Death Watch

Death Watch

—Jessica M. Fishman
Sometimes the harm is not in showing a tragedy but in hiding it—a comforting sin of omission that allows injustice to be more easily ignored.

Fear of Muslims in American Society

Fear of Muslims in American Society

—Ann Gordon, L. Edward Day, Christopher D. Bader, and Joseph O. Baker
The authors of Fear Itself pull data from their Chapman University survey on American fear of Muslim Americans and Islam

Fear of Immigration

Fear of Immigration

—Ann Gordon, L. Edward Day, Christopher D. Bader, and Joseph O. Baker
The authors of Fear Itself pull data from their Chapman University survey on American fear of Immigration

Climate Change and Compounding Disaster Trauma for Vulnerable Communities: What Can We Do to Build Resilience?

Climate Change and Compounding Disaster Trauma for Vulnerable Communities: What Can We Do to Build Resilience?

—Matthew L. Spialek & Kevin M. Fitzpatrick
While the 2019 U.S. hurricane season may not have been as devastating as 2017, which produced three of the costliest hurricanes in U.S. history, this year’s floods have compounded the emotional, physical, and financial trauma in vulnerable communities all along the Texas Gulf Coast that are still haunted by Hurricane Harvey.