Tagged: institutions

When sexual assault victims speak out, their institutions often betray them - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 22, 2018

CW: Discussion of sexual assault. Jennifer J. Freyd, University of Oregon This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. A 27-year-old medical resident in general surgery is sexually harassed by two men – the chief resident and a staff physician at the hospital. She feels trapped. When one of the men’s … Read More

Preferences for avoiding death - The Dismal Science

Bill Kaye-Blake Apr 30, 2013

Slate blogger Matthew Yglesias has been getting flak for his post that appeared quickly after news of the factory collapse in Bangladesh. In it, he explained that economics was all about diff’rent strokes for diff’rent folks: Bangladesh may or may not need tougher workplace safety rules, but it’s entirely appropriate for Bangladesh to have different—and, indeed, […] … Read More