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Savita’s Case Reveals Narrowness of “Catholic” Law in an Increasingly Borderless World

The plight of the Halappanavars indirectly highlights the narrowness of a “Catholic” law in an increasingly borderless world. The question now is whether the global valence of a woman’s death can inspire a national reckoning.

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Study: BP Dumping Oil-Spill Waste in Communities of Color

We now know the destination of around 40,000 tons of the spill waste: it’s headed for the families that have been getting dumped on for years.

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Women’s Health in Haiti: “Tomorrow” is a Distant Future

For women in crisis-wracked Haiti, and the dedicated professionals trying to serve them, the priority is meeting today’s needs and catching up on yesterday’s. Tomorrow is too far away.

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