Columns

Decades of failed reforms allow police brutality and racism

July 10, 2020

By Stephen M. Underhill Marshall University (THE CONVERSATION) —  Police brutality has a long history of being protected, reinforced and even redoubled for more than a century in the U.S. through a combination of political expediency and racism. ...

Judge orders Brazil to protect Indigenous people from ravages of COVID-19

July 10, 2020

By Nadia Rubaii, Binghamton University, State University of New York, and Julio José Araujo Junior Rio de Janeiro State University (THE CONVERSATION) — Brazil must take emergency measures to protect its Indigenous communities from the novel ...

Seek protections from landlord before signing a sublease

July 10, 2020

By Kevin Oklobzija BridgeTower Media Newswires The coronavirus pandemic could very well leave a lasting impact on the office sector of commercial real estate, with work-from-home arrangements allowing companies to trim square footage from the monthly lease. In ...

There are many leaders of today's protest movement - just like the civil rights movement

July 10, 2020

(THE CONVERSATION) — The recent wave of protests against police brutality and systemic racism has inspired numerous comparisons with the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Commentators frequently depict the charismatic leadership of Martin ...

Don't defund police; eliminate qualified immunity

July 10, 2020

By Peter Clark BridgeTower Media Newswires The recent calls for police reform are long overdue. It took the horrific killing of George Floyd to make the subject of police brutality a talking point. Now, as a country we need to make strides toward reform. How? ...

Guarding your credit during times of COVID-19 coronavirus

July 10, 2020

By Gina Bessire BridgeTower Media Newswires As COVID-19 continues to spread, your personal health is likely top of mind. But good financial health is almost as important — and your credit score is a key asset that can help you navigate the newly official ...