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Sadhbh Walshe

Sadhbh Walshe is a film-maker and former staff writer for the CBS drama series The District. Her opinion pieces have also been published in the Chicago Tribune and Irish Times.

Articles by this author

 

The Heir, the Judge and the Homeless Mom: America's Prison Bias for the 1%

A DuPont trust-fund creep gets probation. A black woman looking for a job cries in jail for a week. Something's wrong here

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Why Do We Let 80,000 Americans Suffer a 'Slow-Motion Torture of Burying Alive'?

Solitary confinement’s psychological effects are obvious enough. But you have to hear it from the prisoners to be truly horrified

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The Right's Poverty Plan: Shame Poor Kids and the Vaginas That Birthed Them

Conservatives want to make low-income Americans feel bad about babies and diets to cut birth control and food stamps

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Justin Bieber is Lucky That He's Rich. Poor Immigrants Don't Get Off so Lightly

Bieber will likely be fine, but most other legal immigrants convicted of a felony are detained and deported

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Direct Your Anger at the Greedy Rich, Not the 'Wolf of Wall Street' Film

Bank of America and JP Morgan's CEOs are more productive targets for rage at injustice than a Hollywood blockbuster

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Walmart and Downton Abbey: Rampant Inequality and Detachment from Reality

We're enthralled by the TV series and its 'simpler time'. But the Walton family's modern day aristocracy is anything but charming

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End Corporate Welfare for McDonald's. Better Yet, Raise the Minimum Wage

Fast food workers are often on government assistance. The best solution, despite GOP resistance, is to raise the minimum wage

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Are Americans Dumb? No, It's the Inequality, Stupid

The US and UK have pitifully low OECD test scores. They are also the countries with some of the greatest inequality

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