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Politics+Society

On stage
Discovering Laramie
Published Oct 25, 2018
JHU Barnstormers present the story of Matthew Shepard, whose 1998 murder became a flashpoint for the gay rights movement
SNF Agora Institute
How 'public palaces' can bridge divides, restore civility
Published Oct 24, 2018 Video
Investments in social infrastructure strengthen communities and can save lives, NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg says during Homewood campus talk
By the numbers
Finding value in values
Published Oct 23, 2018
Doing good and doing well is the new imperative in business, says Hopkins expert Sylvia Long-Tolbert
Diversity+Inclusion
Group helps immigrant families navigate health care challenges
Published Oct 22, 2018
Bayview's Centro Sol hosts workshop, discussion as part of annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference
MSE Symposium
Her reporting helped launch a movement
Published Oct 18, 2018
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Meghan Twohey co-wrote articles that helped launch the #MeToo movement
#Reinventing18
Conference addresses urban challenges, opportunities
Published Oct 3, 2018
'Reinventing Our Communities' conference, co-hosted by JHU's 21st Century Cities initiative, draws nearly 600 leaders, policymakers to Baltimore
Medical marijuana
A sea change in CBD drug policy?
Published Oct 2, 2018
The DEA announced a shift Friday that clears the way for the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant to make its way to market
Commentary
A pattern of 'maximum tolerance'
Published Oct 1, 2018
Kavanaugh hearings reveal a discrepancy in how affluent white offenders experience criminal justice system in America, sociologist Vesla Weaver writes / Vox.com
Sociology
High water bills may harm disadvantaged tenants
Published Oct 1, 2018
When landlords incur high water bills and other fees, they penalize tenants, threatening housing security of those who need it most
Alcohol marketing
Violent crime and Baltimore's liquor stores
Published Sept 26, 2018
Study: Access to businesses that sell alcohol for off-premise consumption—like liquor stores—associated with increased levels of homicide, aggravated assault, robbery