Coronavirus and our Public Policy Pathology

COVID-19 is revealing the seriousness of our public policy failures here in the U.S.—including the lack of nationally-mandated paid sick leave and universal health care.

Loyola University New Orleans Jesuit Social Research Institute Report Reveals Scope and Depth of Hunger in Louisiana

A report issued last week by Loyola University New Orleans’ Jesuit Social Research Institute explores realities of hunger and food deserts in Louisiana.



Solitary Confinement: A Public Health Hazard

Last month Solitary Watch reported that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an explosion in the use of solitary confinement in the U.S., increasing close to 500 percent over previous levels. The Louisiana Stop Solitary Coalition, of which the…