• National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Able, Talented, and Often Overlooked and Excluded 22 Oct 2019 15:50 Chièvres, Belgium -- National Disability Employment Awareness Month is an annual awareness campaign that takes place annually in October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate people about disability employment issues, …
  • Heart and brain health are connected, but what influences both? 22 Oct 2019 15:44 Studies have shown that there is a link between cardiovascular health and brain health, but it is unclear whether genetic or environmental factors are most important in determining them both. A new study in twins suggests that nurture, rather than nature, …
  • Social Media Has Not Destroyed a Generation   22 Oct 2019 15:40 It was the headlines that most upset Amy Orben. In 2017, when she was a graduate student in experimental psychology at the University of Oxford researching how social media influences communication, alarming articles began to appear. Giving a child a …
  • Playing football may help your kid in adulthood,... 22 Oct 2019 14:22 NEW YORK: Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, says a new study. Published in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports …
  • Think before you speak: Interviewers may priorit... 22 Oct 2019 14:22 NEW YORK: Candidates at job interviews expect to be evaluated on their experience, conduct, and ideas, but now a new study provides evidence that interviewees are judged based on their social status seconds after they start to speak. The study, to be …
  • Rappler Talk: Ernesto Pernia on Ambisyon Natin 2040 22 Oct 2019 13:58 Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia discusses the plan to lift all Filipinos out of poverty by 2040 Published 8:59 PM, October 22, 2019 Updated 8:59 PM, October 22, 2019 Bookmark this page to watch the interview at 11 am on Wednesday, October …
  • Access For All: Why Digital Accessibility Matters And What Tech Professionals Can Do About It 22 Oct 2019 13:21 The success of a product — of an entire company — depends on its ability to reach people and impact their lives. This is especially true in the world of technology, where the value of connecting and serving unique individuals on a global scale is priceless …
  • People of color have less access to mental health help. Here's how a new Appleton nonprofit plans to change that. 22 Oct 2019 13:00 Buy PhotoSheng Lee leads Us 2 Behavioral Health, a new Appleton nonprofit that aims to improve the quality of care for people of color seeking mental health treatment. (Photo: Wm. Glasheen/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin) Editor's note: If you or …
  • SA should learn to admit its policy blunders 22 Oct 2019 12:18 South Africa should learn to admit its policy blunders 21 October 2019 As a nation, South Africa needs to learn to unashamedly confront and admit its post-1994 socioeconomic failures. The confrontation and admission of these failures need to be visible …
  • PRESIDENTIAL APPEAL: STILL ON TRADITION OF SUPREME COURT JUDGES TO FORM PANEL 22 Oct 2019 12:18 The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP)’s caucus in the House of Representatives recently raised alarm over alleged plans to subvert the case of the party’s candidate in the 2019 Presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, at the Supreme Court. The caucus, in a …
  • ​INTERVIEW: Emirates Airline president Tim Clark 22 Oct 2019 11:54 Tim Clark has spent literally half of his life steering – and subsequently leading – Emirates Airline on an incredible journey to become one of the world's most successful, well-known and feared network carriers. During the operator's more than …
  • No link found between youth contact sports and cognitive problems 22 Oct 2019 11:26 October 22, 2019 - 14:52 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, suggests a new University of …
  • Ageism plagues Singapore's workplace equality status: report 22 Oct 2019 10:10 A third said age could lower their chances of being hard. Ageism is still rampant in Singapore workplaces despite government efforts to address it, according to a study by recruitment firm Hays. One-third of Singaporeans said their age was a factor that …
  • BC Theatre’s ‘Murder on the Nile’ Animates Agatha Christie Classic 22 Oct 2019 10:09 Students, alumni, and faculty ambled about before taking their seats in Robsham Theater for the Boston College theatre department’s production of Murder on the Nile, directed by associate professor John Houchin. Many leaned back in their chairs, relaxed …
  • Dimitri Nakassis reimagines Bronze Age history 22 Oct 2019 09:20 Thursday, Oct. 17, the classical studies department of the College of William and Mary welcomed Dr. Dimitri Nakassis for the 2019 Lee Lecture. His presentation, “The World Before Odysseus: Rethinking the History of Late Bronze Age Greece,” analyzed prior …
  • Job seekers judged on social status by speech mannerism: Study 22 Oct 2019 09:01 New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Candidates at job interviews expect to be evaluated on their experience, conduct, and ideas, but now a new study provides evidence that interviewees are judged based on their social status seconds after they start to speak. The …
  • Why feminist education is important 22 Oct 2019 08:50 Gender symbol for female with a first in the center. Beginning in 2012, fourth-wave feminism has evolved due to more liberal beliefs. PUBLIC DOMAINThe idea of feminism has been rooted in American history since the 1840s, with the Seneca Falls Convention …
  • Nigeria: War Ecology of Insurgency: Policy weekly, Vol.3 Issue 10 (October 21-27, 2019) 22 Oct 2019 08:34 Policy Recommendations In-depth environmental accounting and ecological analysis in the region should form part of the policy framework to guide post- conflict rehabilitation. Military operations and post-conflict rehabilitation expenditure should include …
  • Philippines: 7,000 decommissioned combatants to benefit from OPAPP-DOLE agreement 22 Oct 2019 06:04 QUEZON CITY, Oct. 22 (PIA)--Around 5,000-7,000 decommissioned combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and their families will benefit from the PhP 100M-worth of livelihood and employment assistance to be provided under a Memorandum of …
  • Bitcoin.com Acquires 03 Labs, a Tokyo-based Blockchain Software Company 22 Oct 2019 05:26 October 21, 2019 @ 11:29 pm By JD Alois Bitcoin.com has acquired O3 Labs, according to a release. O2 is a Tokyo-based software company that “specializes in developing gateways to the digital economy.” O3 will be absorbed into Bitcoin.com, forming a single …
  • Delayed action main reason behind higher inflation: Finance Division 22 Oct 2019 04:08 ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday said that delays in policy adjustments in FY18 primarily drove the rise in inflation hitting lower and middle classes. Finance government has come up with a series of reasons that lead to a rise in inflation, largely …
  • Playing sports may reduce mental health issues in adults: Study 22 Oct 2019 04:06 The study, published in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, also found that those who play sports are less likely to suffer from mental health issues by their late 20s to early 30s. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) Adolescents who play contact …
  • Curbs on media, democracy's retreat discussed 22 Oct 2019 02:44 LAHORE: Speakers at Asma Jahangir conference on Sunday discussed the country's political situation and curbs on the media. A session 'Unwrapping State Discourse: National Security, Identity and Nation Building' was moderated by veteran …
  • 'Mining boss earns more in a year than company's 25-year offer to town' 22 Oct 2019 01:36 WHITEHAVEN'S boss earns more in a year than the company is willing to offer the town of Boggabri for 25 years worth of impacts from the proposed Vickery mine, a Narrabri councillor said. Narrabri Shire Council has been in negotiations with the mining …
  • BLM Economic Contributions Increase In FY-2018 21 Oct 2019 23:48   WASHINGTON, D.C. ― The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced Friday an increase in the number of jobs supported through BLM activities in fiscal year 2018 as well as the total output for the American economy.   Socioeconomic figures in a newly- …
  • A Legislative Midlife Crisis 21 Oct 2019 22:20 Newswise — While it’s been more than half a century since the Civil Rights Act (1964) and the Voting Rights Act (1965) were passed, a cursory look at recent headlines tells a disheartening tale. “Segregation Has Been the Story of New York’s Schools for 50 …
  • The pain of diabetes patients in public hospitals 21 Oct 2019 22:00 The cost and quality of care in public hospitals is impoverishing many diabetic patients, a new study by the Kenya Medical Research Institute has shown. Almost half of the studied patients reported poor services at the nearest hospital and had to incur …
  • Managers hire people who they think sound 'more high class,' study finds 21 Oct 2019 21:54 Job candidates are judged on their social status just a few seconds after they start to speak, according to a new study. Hopeful interviewees expect to be evaluated on their experience, conduct and ideas. But new research shows class bias in recruitment is …
  • UCI School of Medicine receives national award for excellence in diversity 21 Oct 2019 21:53 Newswise — Irvine, CA – October 21, 2019 - The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is the recipient of a 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and …
  • USRA receives $25,000 for STEM workforce development 21 Oct 2019 21:33 Universities Space Research Association (USRA), based on Columbia, announced a donation of $25,000 from JastinTech-Luxrobo to support the delivery of STEM workforce development programs at USRA’s STEMaction Center. The gift will help ensure USRA’s ability …
  • Good heart health can equal good brain health, study shows 21 Oct 2019 21:10 Emory University researchers are giving us double the reasons to pay attention to our cardiovascular health - showing in a recently published study in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease that good heart health can equal good brain health. The American …
  • JPMorgan Chase expands commitment to hire ex offenders 21 Oct 2019 20:56 JPMorgan Chase is expanding its commitment to giving people with criminal backgrounds a second chance by supporting their reentry into the workforce, community and local economies. The change is part of a new public policy agenda from the company related …
  • Do Personality Traits in Teens Indicate Future Dementia Risk? 21 Oct 2019 20:20 Having a vigorous, calm, and mature personality during adolescence has been associated with a lower risk for dementia in later life, new research suggests. Investigators assessed personality traits in more than 80,000 individuals from a national sample of …
  • Saudi Arabia Wants to Lower Unemployment. It Needs Tourists To Help 21 Oct 2019 19:50 (Bloomberg) -- Explore what’s moving the global economy in the new season of the Stephanomics podcast. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes. Perched behind the counter of a mid-range hotel in Riyadh, Bashayer admits she was reluctant to take a job as a …
  • Obituary: David Daniel Coplon 21 Oct 2019 19:44 David D. Coplon David D. Coplon, 93, a math whiz and retailer who found his true calling in the pursuit of social justice, died on October 11 in Brooklyn, New York. Before moving there in 2012, he’d spent almost his entire life in Schenectady. The city had …
  • Study shows class bias in hiring based on few seconds of speech 21 Oct 2019 19:15 Candidates at job interviews expect to be evaluated on their experience, conduct, and ideas, but a new study by Yale researchers provides evidence that interviewees are judged based on their social status seconds after they start to speak. The study, to be …
  • Climate warming promises more frequent extreme El Niño events 21 Oct 2019 19:15 El Niño events cause serious shifts in weather patterns across the globe, and an important question that scientists have sought to answer is: how will climate change affect the generation of strong El Niño events? A new study, published today in the …
  • New Book Details How Higher Ed Is Failing Low-Income & First-Generation Students 21 Oct 2019 18:49 Lake Effect's Emily Files speaks with Paul Tough, author of "The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us." In his new book, The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us, education writer Paul Tough dismantles the …
  • Study shows more thinking problems in former pro soccer players 21 Oct 2019 16:49 (Reuters Health) - A study of more than a thousand former professional soccer players has uncovered significantly more deaths from brain disease than among non-players. The study, released Monday in The New England Journal of Medicine, found that …
  • Cultural Influences In Society: Ray Ban Studios x Honey Dijon Design Limited Edition Sunglasses 21 Oct 2019 15:05 LIMITED EDITION LAUNCH: Ray-Ban Studios x Honey DijonRay Ban Sunglasses are often influenced by socioeconomic and cultural influences in society, and this has been the case since their earliest days of the product category. In contemporary society trends …
  • Eight Questions To Ask Yourself When Creating Your Business Vision 21 Oct 2019 13:14 Previously, I shared how important it is to create a personal vision statement before you can focus on setting a vision for your business. If you haven't had a chance to write your personal vision statement, check out my earlier Forbes story and really …
  • LG chairman cautions against selling sick animals 21 Oct 2019 12:45 Alhaji Abdulrahman Maigoro, the Chairman, Keffi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has cautioned against selling sick animals for public consumption in the interest of the public. Maigoro gave this advice on Monday when he paid an unscheduled visit …
  • US Soccer Is Neglecting Latino Talent—and It Shows 21 Oct 2019 12:20 The United States’ Matt Besler squats on the pitch after losing 2-1 against Trinidad and Tobago during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match, October 10, 2017. (AP / Rebecca Blackwell) A group of young soccer players loaded into two vans on a sunny …
  • Playing sports linked with lower mental health issues 21 Oct 2019 12:04 New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, says a new study. Published in the Orthopaedic …
  • Are traditional design degrees still relevant? 21 Oct 2019 11:11 When Jack Roberts started attending Parsons School of Design in the late 1990s, the expected post-graduation path was pretty straight-and-narrow. The internet was nascent, the term “design thinking” had yet to penetrate the glass doors of the C-suite. …
  • BoFiNet’s broadband project set to “radically change” internet experience in BW 21 Oct 2019 10:48 BY CEDRIC SWANKA About 16 000 un-serviced medium and high-cost residences in the capital Gaborone have been targeted for an ongoing project that seeks to connect and improve households experience in the digital economy. Botswana Fibre Network (BOFINET), …
  • Herman Mashaba resigns as mayor of Johannesburg 21 Oct 2019 08:33 Herman Mashaba has quit after three years as mayor of Johannesburg, signalling his belief that the Democratic Alliance intends to break up the coalition that helped him land the job. “The DA I signed up for, is no longer the DA that emerged from the recent …
  • Study finds no link between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems 21 Oct 2019 08:29 Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, suggests a new University of Colorado Boulder study of nearly 11,000 youth …
  • Study rules out contact sports as a factor for cognitive and mental health problems during adult life 21 Oct 2019 07:41 A study has shown that those who played contact sports during their adolescence and teenage years are not at a greater risk of experiencing cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers. The new study by …
  • Amazon, Flipkart will take at least a year to build supply chain capabilities: BigBasket's Hari Menon 21 Oct 2019 06:43 BENGALURU: Amazon and Flipkart will take at least a year to scale up their supply chain capabilities to sell groceries and fresh food online across top cities, but the ecommerce rivals’ intent to double down on the sector will set the market for growth in …
  • Being fit may matter for brain health earlier than many of us thought 21 Oct 2019 05:55 Physically fit young adults have healthier white matter in their brains and better thinking skills than young people who are out of shape, according to a large-scale study of the links between aerobic fitness and brain health. The findings suggest that …
  • Liberia: On Fringes of Key IMF Program Decision, Major Loan Sign for Key Road Projects - Front Page Africa 21 Oct 2019 04:05 Monrovia –  In the build-up to the final decision as to whether Liberia would qualify for the International Monetary Fund(IMF) program aimed at rebuilding the country’s economy, Finance and Economic Planning Minister Samuel Tweah, has signed a US$25 …
  • State has abdicated responsibility to safeguard rights of people, laments economist 21 Oct 2019 03:48 LAHORE: “We have created two Pakistans – one for the masses and the other for the elite,” says economist Kaiser Bengali. The elite class has created a parallel economy by setting up industries, organisations and services. “All those who got amnesty are …
  • Tired of corruption 21 Oct 2019 02:24 Tired of corruption The people of Pakistan are tired of corruption but corrupt bureaucrats and technocrats are not tired of indulging in corrupt practices and corrupt lifestyles. Tired of corrupt rulers, the inhabitants of my lovely Larkano, which was …
  • Banking digitization in the face of disruption 21 Oct 2019 02:21 Rajesh Mehta Every day, a huge amount of money flows around the world, mostly crossing borders using formal banking channels. The money oils the wheels of the global economy. As the head of Citi treasury and trade solutions (TTS) for Asia-Pacific based in …
  • New study finds living near a state park is good for your overall health 21 Oct 2019 01:42 New study finds living near a state park is good for your overall health The California State Parks Foundation wants state parks to be more accessible for everybody Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 6:36 PM PDT Oct 20, 2019 Hide …
  • Awareness programme on 'SocioEconomic and Educational Scheme' held 21 Oct 2019 01:38
  • A ‘brotherly’ stance 21 Oct 2019 00:43 A ‘brotherly’ stance Following a decision made in August by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) secretariat, the body’s 16 member states are expected to organise simultaneous activities on October 25 to show solidarity with Zimbabwe and …
  • Drug survey: Meth the same price, cannabis more expensive in Northland 21 Oct 2019 00:21 The price of methamphetamine has not changed in Northland over the last year but the price of cannabis is some of the most expensive in the country, a survey has revealed. Higher than median prices for an ounce of cannabis were reported in Otago where $400 …
  • OPINIONISTA: Ending short-termism by keeping score 20 Oct 2019 23:37 As finance ministers gather in Washington, DC, for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s annual meetings, they will face no shortage of urgent matters to discuss. Fears of a global recession, the US-China trade war, the fallout of the Brexit …
  • Mind the gap: Affluent students have firm grip on top university courses 20 Oct 2019 23:02 Adam O’Flaherty, like many students at Letterkenny Institute of Technology, knows how difficult it can be to make ends meet. He is entitled to a means-tested grant and has had to juggle part-time work with study to get by. Letterkenny IT has the highest …
  • Trump administration right to pursue Tongass exemption from Roadless Rule 20 Oct 2019 21:48 Almost two decades have gone by since reasonable development has been allowed in the Tongass National Forest. Environmental groups have long, and successfully, promoted federal blockage of access to most of the 16.9 million-acre Tongass National Forest. …
  • Personality Assessments: A True Measure of Agent Success? 20 Oct 2019 17:51 Does being extroverted make a successful real estate agent? Labeling recruits as introverted could be losing brokerages potential top-performing agents. Various brokerages and team leaders are using personality assessments in their modern-day recruiting …
  • Andrew Yang 2020 — but not for president 20 Oct 2019 16:33 After the fourth Democratic presidential debate last week, I realized the only enthusiastic endorsement I could make this far out was for Andrew Yang — but not for president. Instead, Yang should lead the Department of Commerce under whomever gets elected. …
  • US Federal Reserve starts “quantitative easing forever” 20 Oct 2019 16:30 Two actions by US financial authorities this week indicate that the United States will respond to a looming downturn in the global economy by providing, once again, unlimited amounts of cash to financial markets. On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve began an …
  • Here's a 2020 endorsement: Andrew Yang — but not for president 20 Oct 2019 13:14 After the fourth Democratic presidential debate last week, I realized the only enthusiastic endorsement I could make this far out was for Andrew Yang — but not for president. Instead, Yang should lead the Department of Commerce under whomever gets elected. …
  • Spread of disinformation on social media should concern democratic world 20 Oct 2019 08:29 With the second round of the elections now finally behind us, we can breathe a sigh of relief that the campaign did not feature any major disinformation efforts that were harmful to the electoral process and skewed the results. None of the conspiracy …
  • Defusing Hazards of Kashmir 20 Oct 2019 08:21 Very recently, while talking to a rally in Islamabad on the Kashmir Solidarity matter, PM Imran Khan reiterated the hazardous consequences the world can experience if the gravity of the Kashmir dispute between two nuclear rivals is ignored. Certainly, the …
  • President Ilham Aliyev receives chairman of Board of Directors of Azerbaijan Highway State Agency [UPDATE] 20 Oct 2019 07:00 By Trend President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Chairman of the Board of Directors of Azerbaijan Highway State Agency Saleh Mammadov. President Ilham Aliyev said: - Road construction in Azerbaijan has assumed large proportions. We build a …
  • News24.com | OPINION: Is DA liberalism marked for death? 20 Oct 2019 06:28 2019-10-20 08:10 The DA gradually morphed into a political haven for pseudo liberals who, while accepting of the need to bring people from different races together, still hankered for white domination, writes Tebogo Khaas. The political calculus of …
  • Diet and diabetes - Daily Sun 20 Oct 2019 03:11 “We are what we eat” is a very popular saying, usually used to explain the fact that an individual’s diet goes a long way in determining the quality of life of the person. Food has an influence on health and as such should be highly regarded. Food varies …
  • Fury of Hell 20 Oct 2019 03:07     By Chioma Gabriel One of my uncles used to be a truck driver. He was light skinned and chubby and had his house very close to my maternal grandmother’s house. •Despondent faces of victims of Onitsha fire, whose wares were burnt completely, yesterday …
  • ‘There is no safe level:’ UWM study finds link between childhood lead exposure, firearm violence 20 Oct 2019 02:44 × ‘There is no safe level:’ UWM study finds link between childhood lead exposure, firearm violence MILWAUKEE –A study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee revealed a link between childhood exposure to lead and later gun violence. According to a news …
  • The politics of hunger 20 Oct 2019 02:37 THE current government seems to have a very simplistic idea of the welfare state. Its much-trumpeted slogan of ‘change’, which the government keeps infusing with religious narratives, utopian dogmas and mantras, also appears to be merely for public …
  • MONEY THOUGHTS: Mighty morphing active income 20 Oct 2019 00:50 Rajen Devadason In the families of the hardcore poor, there is usually a low appreciation for higher education and an utter absence of knowledge pertaining to the power of capital. Why? To find out, let’s dive right in: 1. Not valuing higher education When …
  • Inaugural Minority Health Fair builds bridges between communities, services 19 Oct 2019 23:31 In West Virginia, minority communities are disproportionately impacted by various health-related issues such as stigmas surrounding diseases and treatment and a lack of education regarding prevention and available services, Marshall University’s minority …
  • Air Cavs keep continued influence 19 Oct 2019 22:02 Sports club serves as impactful experience for area youth Developed from grassroots into a prominent program with a focus on personal growth as much as athletic achievements, the Air Cavs Sports Club has been a pillar in the community for three decades. …
  • New U.N. study reveals that only sustainable source of protein is eating the rich 19 Oct 2019 19:04 “They got us into this mess and they’re going to get us out, damn it.” Written by Gabrielle McLaren, Editor-in-Chief In view of soy fields eroding soil worldwide, eggs violating poultry rights, and tofu being too moist for comfort, the World Health …
  • Lebanon: Security Forces Use Excessive Force Against Protesters 19 Oct 2019 18:18 Thousands of protesters gathered across Beirut decrying what they called the government’s corruption and economic mismanagement and calling for its resignation. Similar protests took place in cities across the country, including Tripoli, Jbeil, Baalback, …
  • A glimmer of hope for the downtrodden? 19 Oct 2019 16:16 AN observation of two neighbourhoods in Peninsular Malaysia will clearly show how a person’s socioeconomic status is correlated to both economic and social well-being. Put it another way, even though income is not the only factor that can contribute to a …
  • More than 1,000 walk out at West in support of fired security guard 19 Oct 2019 13:49 West High School students miss Marlon Anderson’s nicknames. “He brings a smile to my face,” said junior Aaliyah Wheaton — who Anderson calls “Cheeks.” “He makes my day everyday. I come to school just to see Marlon, just so he can say hi to me, so he can …
  • Inside the world of online child sex abusers 19 Oct 2019 13:20 Police began investigating Mr Hill in June this year after being informed of the alleged abuse. He was arrested last week and is now before the courts on a raft of charges. Cyber Safety Solutions CEO and former Victorian police officer Susan McLean told …
  • Here’s what the protests in Lebanon and Iraq are really about. 19 Oct 2019 10:14 Protesters are angry about the decision to increase a range of taxes — even on what should be free WhatsApp calls — rather than clamping down on rampant clientelism and corruption inside as well as outside state institutions. Lebanese across sects and …
  • Minnesota nonprofits put a new focus on issues of race 19 Oct 2019 09:16 The Science Museum of Minnesota unveiled a unique exhibit in 2007 examining the history and science of race that went on to tour museums across the country. Now, more than a decade later, the nonprofit St. Paul museum says it’s time for a refresh: It’s …
  • Donald Trump Is Getting Off Easy 19 Oct 2019 08:17 From Truthdig When the seemingly endless Russiagate investigation finally fizzled over the summer, the long-awaited impeachment of Donald Trump seemed to be a dead letter. "Liberal" cable news shifted from its two-year immersion in "the …
  • Socialists don’t deserve a bad name 19 Oct 2019 06:43 The term “socialism” turns off many conservative citizens. They quickly equate it with communism. Or confuse it with National Socialism (Nazism) — though White Supremacy resembles Nazism, and the U.S. has groups that identify as Nazi. President Trump …
  • Michael Jordan-Funded Healthcare Facility Opens In Charlotte 19 Oct 2019 03:46 Michael Jordan, seen here in November 2018 in Wilmingon, North Carolina, greets people and shares ... [+] Thanksgiving meals with the community impacted by Hurricane Florence. Jordan was raised in Wilmington. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)ASSOCIATED PRESSThe …
  • ‘Crazy Rich’ students: Our own unacknowledged privileges 19 Oct 2019 03:05 As a female Asian student, I have always been taught to recognize and fight against my own disadvantages. At school, I have always been educated about the everlasting history of racism and sexism and the suffering of their victims. But while I came to …
  • Fort Worth Activists Demanding Policy Changes After Several Officer Involved Shootings Over the Years 19 Oct 2019 02:38 Posted on October 18, 2019 FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- Fort Worth activists are calling on the Police Department to change it’s policies on how they use deadly force in the wake of several officer involved shootings over the years. Atatiana Jefferson was …
  • U.S. vehicle crashes involving child pedestrians declining 19 Oct 2019 02:37 (Reuters Health) - Although motor vehicle crashes remain a leading cause of death for U.S. children, rates of crash fatalities involving kids on bikes or on foot continue to decline each year, researchers say. Based on 2000-2014 data from 26 states, …
  • Working poverty 19 Oct 2019 01:36 Working poverty It is generally believed that a higher employment rate reduces the poverty. It is also believed that full-time paid employment helps pull poor people out of poverty. But the last three decades have seen a rise in the number of working poor …
  • New Utah tax plan: Consumers pay more on groceries, gas, veterinarian bills, save money on children 19 Oct 2019 00:37 Large families — particularly those above the median income level — stand to benefit the most from a proposed tax overhaul that initially would cut Utah revenue collections by a combined $75 million. Under the proposal released Friday by legislative …
  • The Facts on Mental Illness and Mass Shootings 18 Oct 2019 23:45 Q: Do people with serious mental health disorders pose a greater risk of becoming mass shooters? A: People with mental illnesses are somewhat more likely to be violent than those without a diagnosis. But a majority are never violent, and very little is …
  • NZ's high child obesity rate caused by poverty, media and poor education - experts 18 Oct 2019 21:56 Young Kiwis are growing up in an "obesogenic" environment, bombarded by the marketing of takeaways, a doctor says.  The comments come after an international report showed New Zealand had the second-highest rate of child obesity among OECD …
  • Secondhand smoke may damage children’s eyes 18 Oct 2019 21:52 (Reuters Health) - Secondhand smoke may damage children’s eyes and possibly lead to problems with sight later in life, new findings suggest. In a study of Chinese children, a structure in the back of the eye became increasingly thin with increasing …
  • Immunisation inequity rate in Bay of Plenty labelled 'unacceptable' by experts 18 Oct 2019 20:42 Children growing up in deprived areas are more likely to be missing out on immunisations - a trend experts have labelled as unacceptable. But one Bay of Plenty GP said it was not just in deprived areas where immunisation rates were slowly dropping. READ …
  • Can Beijing and Hong Kong Rejuvenate ‘One Country, Two Systems’? 18 Oct 2019 20:04 AdvertisingHong Kong has reached a state of political pandemonium – with deeply rooted concerns surfacing through one of the most turbulent periods it has endured in its political history. What started out as a protest against an extradition bill has …
  • Catalan’s independence project struggles to establish clear roadmap 18 Oct 2019 18:37 On Wednesday night, thousands of pro-independence demonstrators gathered in central Barcelona outside the region’s interior ministry. Nearby, two youths, their faces partially covered by scarves, pushed some large rubbish containers into the middle of a …
  • Transport sector a critical enabler of Malaysia's socioeconomic development 17 Oct 2019 12:15 KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s transport sector represents a critical enabler for its socioeconomic development said the National Transport Policy 2019-2030 (NTP). The transport policy adds the efficiency of a nation’s transportation system directly correlates …
  • Socioeconomic Factors Delay Hearing Aids for Kids 11 Oct 2019 17:04 Race/ethnicity, insurance type, and primary language may pose barriers to timely access to hearing aids among children, according to a new retrospective cohort study published October 10 in JAMA Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Lisa Zhang, BS, …