By Anne King When police handcuffed Salecia Johnson, a Georgia kindergartner, at her school this week, the incident sparked outrage nationwide. Criticism has focused on both school personnel — who called the police when the six-year old had a tantrum at school — and the local police — who defended their actions by claiming that department policy requires handcuffing of anyone … [Read more...] about Will the Handcuffing of a Kindergartner Bring Greater Scrutiny of the School to Prison Pipeline?
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By Yevgeny Shrago The revelation last week that startup Planetary Resources had secured substantial funding to mine an asteroid was met with equal parts amusement and excitement. In many ways, this development provides a lot of hope of new innovations for a global economy that increasingly appears to be stagnating. As the planet begins to seriously consider the potential of … [Read more...] about Laws in Space