A trend in US courts and elsewhere to use analytical 'risk assessment' tools in determining a person's future dangerousness undercuts the notion of individual agency in choosing a moral and lawful life.
Overweight people teased for their weight – fat shaming – will actually eat more, a study says. For overweight peoples' family, friends, and peers, "just being honest" about fat gain can have consequences.
Bullying prevention starts with teens, and in communities around the country they are taking the lead as anti-bullying leaders, advocates, and mentors for their peers. It is an inspiring trend at a time when several high-profile teen suicides have been linked to bullying.