Now, we have a unique opportunity as human beings: we can interpret these warning signs and make long-term plans for the future. We can begin today to prepare a gift for our own future, and for the future of our descendants. At the very least, we can leave the promise of hope and the courage to try.
So in the grand scheme of things, small groups of faith-healing fundamentalists do not pose a threat to public health. Trying to coerce those groups to violate their religious beliefs, therefore, cannot be reasonably necessary to curb the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable disease. The opposite holds true, though, for anti-vaxxers who abuse philosophical vaccine exemptions.
Stanford graduate students are preparing to renew their involvement with the Prison University Project for its fifth consecutive year, this year focusing on the role that inequality plays in understanding incarceration.
Shivering, the first group of students arrived at Almaden Quicksilver County Park at 8 A.M. on Saturday morning. Spoiled by a winter that, so far, has seemed more like summer, a few hadn’t even packed sweaters. We walked slowly uphill, making observations of the plant life as we went. Throughout the day, without fail, the…
Five years after a study by Stanford researchers called for reform and increased investment in California’s public education system, progress has been at best underwhelming and inconsistent, according to a new report from the independent Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) research center.
A recent study by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and California Common Sense (CACS) reported that two dozen city and county governments in California are accountable for $135.7 billion in unfunded pension liabilities Public policy professor Joe Nation and CACS researcher Evan Storms ‘13 co-authored the report, which was released Tuesday.
Concerns about the feasibility of funding California’s high-speed rail (HSR) project led a peer review group to conclude last Tuesday that the state legislature should not approve the release of billions of dollars of state bond money to fund the first phase of construction.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed on Saturday the second half of a bill dubbed the DREAM Act, which will allow illegal immigrant college students to receive state-funded scholarships.