Joseph Gedeon

Joseph Gedeon appears in the following:

The Harm of Spanish-Language Disinformation

Thursday, December 09, 2021

Ahead of the 2022 midterms we’ll take a look at the political disinformation that Latinx voters continue to deal with before, during and after they go to the polls. 


16 Thousand Haitians Have Been Expelled From The Dominican Republic In The Last 3 Months

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

While Haiti and the Dominican Republic share an island, the DR has a long history of enacting racism, classism, and violence against their Haitian neighbors.


Why Vaccine Mandates Seem To Cause Backlash

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Partisanship explains much of the national division surrounding vaccine mandates, but this divide may highlight another important policy-making challenge. 


The Last "Fire Camp" For Incarcerated Youth In California

Monday, December 06, 2021

Pine Grove is the last fire camp for incarcerated youth in California, but many have difficulties finding permanent jobs once they are out. 


Will Biden's New Covid Strategy Fix His Low Approval Ratings?

Friday, December 03, 2021

The administration's new strategy includes expanded vaccination measures and free at-home covid tests, but will that help with voter approval? 


"Attica" Film Chronicles Dishonest Media Portrayal Of America's Largest Prison Uprising

Thursday, December 02, 2021

"Attica" co-director Stanley Nelson discusses the power of  mischaracterized and racist media portrayals of the country's largest prison uprising. 


SCOTUS To Decide the Fate of Reproductive Rights

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

50 years of legal precedent is on the line.


The U.S. Has a Nursing Crisis

Monday, November 22, 2021

The pandemic has placed intense stress on nurses nationwide, leading many to consider leaving the profession altogether. 


Financial Assistance Fund For Undocumented Workers Set To Run Out Of Money

Friday, November 19, 2021

New York's $2.1 billion undocumented workers fund has issued more than two-thirds of its money with more than half of claims still unpaid. 


Israeli Military Surveillance Program Targets And Monitors Palestinians Using Facial Recognition Technology

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

The surveillance initiative in part captures photos of Palestinians, young and old, and matches them to a database of images that numbers well into the thousands.


Arab Americans Are 'White' On The Census. But Should They Be?

Friday, November 12, 2021

For years, Arab Americans have been considered white in government data, but many Arab Americans are choosing to identify as people of color. 


International Travel To US Open Again Amid A Wave of Flight Cancellations

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

Just as holiday travel ramps up and international visitors return after a nearly 2-year travel ban, US travelers are experiencing a wave of flight cancellations and delays.


How A 2-Week Hunger Strike By New York City Cab Drivers Lead To Expansive Debt Relief

Monday, November 08, 2021

New York City taxi drivers recently ended a hunger strike after officials agreed to restructure existing loans. 


Asian Americans Secure Historic Political Wins Across The Country

Friday, November 05, 2021

Dealing with the rise of anti-Asian hate and misconceptions about the communities, AAPI communities in the US are now starting to see more political representation. 


Investigation Finds More Than 400 Unarmed Drivers Or Passengers Killed At Traffic Stops In The Last Five Years

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

Only five officers have been convicted of crimes in those killings. 


Skeptical Supreme Court Could Determine Future of Abortion Care Nationwide

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

Supreme Court Justices that were once supportive of the far-reaching Texas measure are now expressing skepticism.


How The Ancient Festival Of Día de Muertos Is Lost In Corporate Marketing

Monday, November 01, 2021

The gateway between the living and dead is said to open on Día de Muertos, but is mass commercialization leading the holiday to lose its meaning? 


University of Pittsburgh Faculty Ally with Steelworkers to Unionize After Years-Long Campaign

Thursday, October 28, 2021

The faculty at the University of Pittsburgh have voted to form a union affiliated with the United Steelworkers, the largest steel union in North America, following years of bottlenecks.


Biden Administration Dials Back Promise to Invest in HBCUs

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

President Biden promised to allocate $20 billion exclusively to HBCUs, but since the reconciliation process it’s now more like $2 billion. 


New Poll Shows Black Adults Are Increasingly Dissatisfied With The Direction Of The Country

Friday, October 22, 2021

The poll also showed a slight drop in support for the president and vice president. Black Lives Matter Global Network co-founder Alicia Garza discusses the findings.