Why are pets at risk during this pandemic?

Why are pets at risk during this pandemic?

By Heather Fraser, Damien Riggs & Nik Taylor In a few short months the COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated a series of dramatic social, political and environmental changes. Yet the focus remains resolutely on humans, leaving animals largely out of the picture....
What are the social impacts of climate change?

What are the social impacts of climate change?

By Ben Goldson With the impacts of climate change increasingly apparent, how will this manifest in society? During the lead-up to the 2016 primary season for the Democratic Party, candidate Bernie Sanders cited climate change as the largest threat to America’s...
Is bigotry a public health problem?

Is bigotry a public health problem?

By Ronald W. Pies Over a decade ago, I wrote a piece for a psychiatric journal entitled “Is Bigotry a Mental Illness?” At the time, some psychiatrists were advocating making “pathological bigotry” or pathological bias – essentially, bias so extreme it interferes with...