National Center for Veterans Studies
Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Science at the University of Utah and Scientific Director of the National Center for Veterans Studies; former Army officer
Suicides among America's active soldiers and veterans are outpacing combat casualties -- and the numbers are increasing — even as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are winding down.
Jun. 12, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Last week, the Associated Press reported some daunting statistics : In the first 155 days of this year, there were 154 suicides among active troops in the US military.
Jun. 12, 2012from To the Point
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will likely mean crowded hospitals, school closings and shuttered workplaces. It could even lead to a global recession.
Mar. 5from To the Point
” The education reform movement is not only a hoax, it’s dead,” says Diane Ravich. A one-time advocate of privatization, she’s now fighting “to save public schools.”
Feb. 24from To the Point
It’s not enough, and it’s too late.
Mar. 13from Left, Right & Center
As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…
Mar. 26from KCRW Features
Concerned about coronavirus, companies are canceling or postponing conferences and events.
Mar. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Global warming is changing California in profound ways, says New York Times Magazine’s climate columnist David Wallace Wells
Mar. 5from KCRW Features
L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has had a rocky relationship with L.A. County Supervisors ever since he took office.
The Trump administration prepares to respond to the coronavirus outbreak, and the Democratic candidates had their most chaotic debate yet.
Feb. 28from Left, Right & Center
What can the president do about the coronavirus outbreak?
Mar. 10from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers