Jamie Dean

Jamie is WORLD’s national editor based in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

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The Carson conundrum

Policy | A controversy over expensive furniture isn’t the most pressing question at the U.S. housing department
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/16/18, 02:49 pm

Earlier this month, a scandal broke out over pricey furniture at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Ben Carson, a former neurosurgeon and presidential candidate, leads the government agency.

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Wars and rumors of wars

News | The drive to protect ideology sometimes prevails over the good of others
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/15/18, 02:33 pm

President Donald Trump’s move in March to impose hefty tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum sparked fevered debates about the potential fallout of an international trade war.

Other kinds of war bring more certain dangers. A 2017 study estimated a nuclear war with North Korea could kill 2 million people in Seoul and Tokyo, if the North Korean regime detonated a nuclear missile over the massive cities.

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A cry for #ThemToo

Sexual Abuse | From neighborhoods to nursing homes, let’s keep watch over the most vulnerable among us
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/09/18, 05:01 pm

While the #MeToo movement continues to bring a flood of people speaking out about sexual assault and harassment, a tragic undercurrent goes far less noticed: a swelling tide of vulnerable populations who often don’t—or can’t—speak for themselves.

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