Those pesky root causes keep popping up

As a recap: Root Cause: The fundamental reason for the occurrence of a problem Some news in the Washington Post Friday caught my eye with their article about suicide rates and reduction. Suicide Reduction Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides:...

Soundbites make for terrible policy

I know. We live in a world of soundbites. Particularly in the political realm. From “Lock her up” to “Zero-tolerance policy” towards undocumented immigrants, sadly the first round of Democratic debates in 2019 did nothing to improve this...

Texas gets safe storage right

We’ve seen efforts at getting folks to be responsible with their guns done in a variety of ways- a number of them being highly problematic and doing nothing to actually get the message out that locking your stuff up is a good idea, but rather criminalizing folks...