Mike Males

Mike Males

Mike Males is the senior researcher for the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice in San Francisco.

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Youth climate activists hold signs during a Climate Strike youth protest outside of Chevron headquarters on Sept. 27, 2019, in San Ramon, California. Hundreds of activists and their supporters were calling for the company to abandon fossil fuels by 2025. (PHOTO BY JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY IMAGES) Views
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Young Activists Aren’t Waiting For Anyone
Climate change has joined racism, sexism, and related aggressions in creating a new dynamic demanding redress of America’s inequalities and defining its divisions. On the Republican right, President Donald Trump’s constituencies pursue restoration of an idealized American “greatness” lionizing the...
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We have a system that works for the rich, instead of a public health system for all Americans that readily anticipates and controls new pathogens through testing, contact tracing, and quarantine.  (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Lack of Leadership Worsened the Pandemic, Not Young People
The coronavirus pandemic that erupted in March and resurged since June has shifted from Democratic to Republican states with a vengeance. Before May 1, a resident of a Democratic state was 2.3 times as likely to be diagnosed with coronavirus than a resident of a Republican state. By August, the...
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Emergency crews gather in the parking lot of Santa Fe High School where at least eight people were killed on May 18, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. (Photo: Daniel Kramer/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Monday, May 21, 2018
The Shooting Statistics Are Clear: It’s Not Schools That Are Dangerous
Every day, 42 Americans die in gun homicides, the grim backdrop against which to talk about school shootings. In the three months between the 10 shot dead in Santa Fe, Texas, on Friday, and the 17 in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14, around 4,000 Americans lost their lives in firearms homicides. In...
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