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What happened when a 'wildly irrational' algorithm made crucial healthcare decisions

blog post image Advocates say having computer programs decide how much help vulnerable people can get is often arbitrary - and in some cases downright cruel

The cruel sham that is right-to-try raises its ugly head at the federal level again: Ill-advised right-to-try bills are

blog post image The cruel sham that is right-to-try raises its ugly head at the federal level again: Ill-advised right-to-try bills are spreading like kudzu through state legislatures. Now federal legislators want to insert right-to-try language into the bill that funds FDA drug approval. Given th…

Fat-Shaming Doesn't Motivate People to Lose Weight: The cards Overweight Haters Ltd. is handing out to passengers on the

blog post image Fat-Shaming Doesn't Motivate People to Lose Weight: The cards Overweight Haters Ltd. is handing out to passengers on the Tube aren’t just cruel; they’re ineffective.

People affected by leprosy in India face stigma reinforced by cruel colonial law | Amrit Dhillon: A draft bill aims to repeal

blog post image People affected by leprosy in India face stigma reinforced by cruel colonial law | Amrit Dhillon: A draft bill aims to repeal laws that enshrine prejudice and discrimination against people with leprosy, including one that makes the disease grounds for divorce