Normally, outbreaks (such as cholera) devastate low-income communities first. MERS, SARS and many modern pandemics are far more likely to show up in densely populated, working-class areas than at a country club.
A new dollar store will open up every six hours nationwide this year. There’s already more dollar stores in the U.S. than Walmarts and McDonalds combined. This unprecedented growth is threatening the very communities that rely on them.
Join the Bedrosian Center’s newest Visiting Fellow, Ehsan Zaffar, for an informal conversation about inequality.
The United States is more unequal today than at any other time in its history. The economic, social and political power of most Americans continues to erode, yet policymakers and politicians on both sides of the aisle haven’t addressed the issue.
USC Price is committed to taking a leadership role to combat the corrosive public policy impact of structural inequality through deep thinking, groundbreaking research and innovative private sector partnerships.
Political influence of public protest In this episode of the PS You’re Interestingpodcast, Jeff Jenkins and LaGina Gause, Assistant Professor of Political Science at UC San Diego, discuss the pro-democracy (small d)…
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To listen to the Bedrosian Book Club discussion of this bonus interview with E. Glen Weyl, click the arrow in the player on this post. Or you can download it and subscribe through ApplePodcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play, Stitcher or your favorite podcasting app!
by Raphael Bostic About 150 years ago, people figured out that lead pipes could kill them. In 1861, fifty prisoners in King County Jail in Brooklyn started vomiting uncontrollably, until a…
Walter Mosley, most known for his LA crime fiction, tackles aging and agency in this beautiful novel, The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey.