That Tough Decision You’re Avoiding Won’t Get Easier with Time

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If the last two years of navigating the pandemic did nothing else, it revealed just how consequential even the most seemingly immaterial decisions can be.

Doing Away With Cash Bail

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The United States is notorious for having the highest incarceration rates in the world—810 federal, state, and local prisoners for every 100,000 adults, according to one recent study.

DEMENTES Podcast: Question Your Beliefs, with Dan Ariely

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1Jk_wGTM9o In this episode of the DEMENTES podcast, host Diego Barrazas is joined by Dan Ariely to discuss the downside of being an authority in the behavioral sciences, the types of decisions we make,…

Workers Worldwide Just Got Some Good News

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In what has been called the “biggest moment for workers’ rights in a quarter of a century,” the International Labor Organization (ILO) adopted a safe and healthy work environment as one of its five fundamental principles and rights at work for all at its June 2022 international conference.

The Lasting Anguish of Moral Injury

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On a Sunday evening in September 1994, David Peters drove to a church service in Beckley, West Virginia, as the sun set over the horizon. He was 19 years old, just back from Marine Corps boot camp.

Law Designed to Protect Uyghurs Restricts Products from Xinjiang

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A new law that bans the import of goods produced with forced labor in the Xinjiang, China, presumes that goods manufactured there or that include raw materials from that region deploy forced labor for members of the Uyghur community.