Since the Senate's release of the CIA torture program report in December, former Guantánamo detainees have been speaking out about their victimization. Meanwhile, authorities are struggling to suppress evidence of abuse.
Women exposed to widely used chemicals while pregnant are more likely to have altered gene function in their placentas. A new study shows that phenols and phthalates may alter how genes are expressed in the placenta of pregnant women and suggests that such exposures may hamper fetuses' proper development and growth.
Calling the police for help "never keeps us safe," says Piepzna-Samarasinha, one of millions of community organizers fighting for disability justice. Instead we need transformative justice: a community-based approach paired with creative cultural work to shift our narratives around harm.