Friday, June 01, 2012
In a Washington Post op-ed last month, Senator Joseph Lieberman spoke of “horrific human rights abuses perpetrated daily, including the widespread and deliberate use of rape and other sexual violence as weapons of war.” Lauren Wolfe, director of the Women Under Siege Project, which has curated a map plotting instances of sexual violence in Syria, talks with Brooke about trying to check the senator's claim and the difficulty of verifying claims of rape in a war-zone.
The Chieftains - The Stone
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
(A version of this article appeared on the political science blog The Monkey Cage)
Last week, On the Media did a story about how the figure of 85% of recent college graduates living at home is based on a more or less made up number. But this is not the only statistic about college graduates routinely cited by the media as a sign of the economic apocalypse. In this article, I take on a number that has more foundation in reality, but, taken out of context, makes it sound like the job situation for recent college graduates is hopeless.