Sunday, January 19, 2020

Study shows wealth inequality does make a difference in how long you will live

In the UK and US, being rich can add almost a decade of healthy living to a person’s life.

How do we cover Iran better in the news? Include more Iranians

“Without an Iranian to parse out information—who truly understands that identity—the American consumer is not getting the story. And their opinions and voting habits will be swayed in a direction that is misinformed.”

Why are there 40 million people in the US living below

If change can be achieved, it should be a combination of substantial taxes on those with wealth, and programs that offer essential elements of a good life to all in the society.
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‘Democracy for sale’: Cambridge Analytica & big tech’s history of manipulating elections

“So was Facebook responsible for Donald Trump getting elected? I think the answer is yes.”

White nationalism and public health

We can start small—sign a petition calling for equity in health care—and think big as we consider the stakes of the 2020 election.
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Four reasons why millennials don’t have any money

If we don’t start trying to reduce this generational wealth gap millions of young Americans will struggle to find financial security for the rest of their lives.

How LOW Can You Go?

There has been an epidemic throughout our nation that is more deadly than any flu or opioid addiction. Simply said it is this low brow culture that has inculcated all walks of life.

3 big ways that the US will change over the next decade

Hispanics and the other racial minorities will be the country’s main demographic engine of population change in future years; this is the most significant demographic change Americans will see.

Bon Jovi feeds the hungry opening the doors to his third community restaurant

"What this restaurant is truly meant to do is empower."
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Dangerous women embracing risk to change the world: Ava DuVernay, Ai-jen Poo, Abigail Disney...

“I didn’t ask for forgiveness ever or permission ever. I just did what I thought was right.”