Jillian Weinberger

Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:

To End Mass Incarceration, Looking Beyond Small Time Drug Offenders

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

More than half of all prisoners in the U.S. have been prosecuted for violent crimes, which is why sentencing reform may need to address more than just nonviolent drug offenses.


Trans Teen Fights to Change School Policy

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

A federal judge in Virginia will decide whether 16-year-old transgender student Gavin Grimm can use the boys' restrooms at Gloucester High School. 

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Mass Grave Unearthed as Colombia Tries to Heal

Monday, July 27, 2015

The excavation marks a turning point in the relationship between the Colombian government and its long-embattled civilians.


Living with Alzheimer's, As a Patient and a Caregiver

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's; 15.5 million serve as their caregivers. A new drug offers a glimmer of hope. How should caregivers care for themselves in the meantime?

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Immigration Enforcement Is Changing

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Over 360 jurisdictions opted out of a federal program that gave local authorities immigration enforcement powers. Will new changes to the program convince communities to reenlist?


ISIS Chief Creates Plan to Ensure Group's Survival

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, has established a line of succession in case he is killed. 

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Nigerian President Meets Obama in the Wake of Deadly Attacks

Monday, July 20, 2015

Nigerian suicide bombers killed 65 people late last week during Islam's holiest day. Most of the suicide bombers were women—some were young girls.


Criminal Justice Is Changing In America

Friday, July 17, 2015

Jason Hernandez, a former drug dealer who was granted clemency by Obama, describes his journey from crime to forgiveness.

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The Bipartisan Push for Criminal Justice Reform

Thursday, July 16, 2015

This week, President Obama noted that "people of all political persuasions" are interested in criminal justice reform. Here's one conservative's take on Obama's reform proposals. 

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Iranian-Americans Respond to the Nuclear Deal

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

President Hassan Rouhani says the deal marks a "new chapter;" Prime Minister Netanyahu describes it as "dangerous." How do immigrants with identities tied to Iran and the U.S. respond?

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A Broken Promise? U.S. On Track To Create 400 Nuclear Weapons

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

In 2010, the Obama administration pledged not to make new nuclear weapons. A new investigation questions whether the president has kept that promise.


Nuclear Negotiations from Iran's Perspective

Friday, July 10, 2015

A nuclear deal has been pushed back, again.


Government Attempt To Save Chinese Markets Falls Flat

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Chinese stocks took a deep and sudden plunge recently, throwing Asian markets into chaos. 


New Rules Take Aim at Segregated Neighborhoods

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The Obama administration has announced new housing policies designed to promote racial integration across the country.

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Utility Companies On Edge As Solar Gets Cheaper

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

President Obama has pledged that the US will get 20 percent of its electricity from renewables by 2030. Many utility companies believe solar power undermines their business. 

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Who's Responsible For The Greek Debt Crisis?

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

French President François Hollande says "the door is open" for negotiations on Greece's future in the euro zone. The country owes billions to the IMF and the European Central Bank.


Hope For A Humane Solution For Greek Economy?

Monday, July 06, 2015

What would a fair deal look like for the Greek economy? Economists publishing a series of letters in the Financial Times have an idea for an "economically sane and humane" decision. 


Fair Labor: A Brief History of Overtime in America

Thursday, July 02, 2015

President Obama has proposed more than doubling the salary threshold for overtime eligibility. Here's how overtime began, and what Obama's new rule means for the economy.


Illinois Faces Government Shutdown

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The Illinois state budget expired at midnight on July 1, 2015. If the governor and the legislature refuse to make a deal, the state will face a government shutdown.


How The University of Phoenix Preys on Veterans

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The online graduation rate for University of Phoenix stands at just 7.3 percent, but the for-profit school has made more than $1 billion from veterans in the last five years.

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