Category: Opinion

Overuse of Antibiotics Threatens All of Us

The discovery and widespread use of antibiotics in the middle of the last century ranks as one of the greatest achievements of modern science. Until the 20th century, infections that we now consider straightforward to treat – such as pneumonia…

Our National Disgrace at the Border

Hundreds of migrant children have been transferred out of a filthy Border Patrol station in Texas where they had been detained for weeks without access to soap, clean clothes or adequate food, the authorities confirmed on Monday,  — The New…

Op-Ed : Criminal Justice Reform

By Nika Elugardo, State Rep. for the 15th Suffolk District In our district, many agree that structural inequities abound in our public institutions. One stark example: the criminal justice system. The belief that we must not only expose, but also…