She says the hospital does everything it can to fulfill its mission as a nonprofit, charitable institution. Patients are offered multiple opportunities to qualify for financial assistance and avoid the possibility of legal action, she says. It would be better for everyone, Wagner says, “if we attempt to work on things before it gets to this level.”.
Separation is only required when the parents are criminally prosecuted. Previously, it was pretty rare to criminally prosecute adults simply for crossing the border. The new “zero tolerance” policy criminally prosecutes almost every adult who comes across, which then forces children to be separated.
Caplan is also right to warn of the danger of an educational arms race. To attract more students and ensure that they graduate, too many universities have lowered standards and reduced their workload, making the college degree a less valuable signal to employers about who they are hiring. In turn, more students have come to believe they must earn a graduate degree to attract the attention of employers..
Much like armies, train travelers in India march on their stomachs. And this was certainly true when I was a child, growing up in the 1980s, in the southern city of Chennai. My most vivid memories of summer vacations are of overnight train journeys to Hyderabad, to visit my maternal grandparents.
Piecing it together, my arrest was not connected with being a journalist. The paranoid intelligence community in Chimanimani saw an unknown white woman driving with a black passenger in a South African registered car, so some part time “revolutionary” believed that I was a security risk. For them, it was a bonus that I was working for a British newspaper..
At least some of us are smart enough not to fall for that bullshit about jobs and taxes and health care. Even though all his talking points were obliterated almost as soon as he uttered them by the AP, there’s really no need to go to the trouble of fact checking a guy who lies and misdirects as a core principle of his being. Thus, there’s no point in going over all the erroneous and completely untrue statements made in his address.
That included the Soviet Union, which had begun pressing for smallpox eradication in 1958. “The Russians were convinced this was a burden no advanced nation should tolerate,” Historian and University of California, Berkeley professor Elena Conis observes in a recent piece for the magazine Distillations. “The proposal was as selfish as it was altruistic; if smallpox didn’t exist in poorer or less powerful nations, it wouldn’t find its way into more powerful ones.”.