Fearing active shooters, employers turn to workers to monitor their peers

The Washington Post quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on identifying potential shooters in the workplace before incidents occur. “When it comes to attackers, they pick their victims,” said Erroll Southers, a former FBI agent who is now a security consultant and a professor of national and homeland security at the University of Southern…

Digging Into ‘Recomposition’….Composting of Human Remains

KPCC-FM’s “AirTalk” interviewed David Sloane of the USC Price School about a new law in Washington state that will allow the composting of human remains. Would you be willing to consider recomposition as an alternative to more traditional methods if it were ever approved in California? How close is California to approving a method like…

Why California could decide the outcome of the 2020 democratic primaries

ThinkProgress quoted Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College about the role of early presidential primaries in winnowing the field. “I do think the early states will help winnow the field,” Christian Grose, a professor at University of Southern California (USC), told ThinkProgress. Grose noted that even if 10 candidates drop out by the time…

En Los Ángeles, es un sueño tener una casa

La Opinion quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on how California is slowly excluding residents with less education “Hemos estado importando graduados universitarios que es bueno”, dijo Green. “Pero lo que hacen los graduados universitarios es ofrecer mayor oferta por una vivienda; mientras que la mayoría de las personas que no tienen un…

Why far-right attackers aren’t charged as domestic terrorists

ThinkProgress quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on why only perpetrators associated with a foreign country or ideology are charged with terrorism. “We don’t charge people with terror offenses unless they’re connected with a foreign country or ideology,” Southers told ThinkProgress. “While a hate crime charge can still send a person to prison…

Muslims and Government Officials Plan Next Steps in Christchurch

Voice of America quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on why white supremacy is no longer a fringe movement. “I don’t think it’s (white supremacy) any longer a fringe movement, it is certainly coming of age. It is being globalized at a very rapid pace,” said Erroll Southers, a professor of national and…