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Tag: COVID-19

COVID-19 killed more Americans in 2021 than 2020, and the Republican...

Many Republican governors have forbidden mask mandates and have fought vaccination mandates (routine for other deadly diseases such as polio) in the courts.

7 ways schools can prioritize health and safety this winter

This winter, you can find the perfect illness prevention strategy for your campus by talking to your staff and developing a feasible plan.

Proud Boys & far-right groups tied to Jan. 6 attack reporters...

At least one person was stabbed and two journalists were attacked while covering an anti-vaccine, anti-mask demonstration outside Los Angeles City Hall on Saturday, August 14.

The delta variant of global stupidity

Why is the far right jumping on the anti-vaccination bandwagon?

Trump trash-talk lying backfires, replaying his disgraces while confirming our need...

You can’t lie your way out of a contagion, nor substitute bad faith for vaccine cures.

US Black and Latino communities often have low vaccination rates—but blaming...

Homogenizing peoples’ reasons for not getting vaccinated diverts attention away from social factors that research shows play a critical role in health status and outcomes.

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.

7 lessons we need to learn from Covid-19

Maybe it’s wishful thinking to declare the pandemic over in the U.S., and presumptuous to conclude what lessons we’ve learned. So consider this a first draft

My Covid-19 teaching year

A world unraveling amid smoke and death and how one teacher and her students dealt with it.

How is Covid-19 affecting student learning?

If the pandemic has taught us any lesson, it is that predicting the future is a futile endeavor. But one thing is certain: education is going digital.

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Chaco Canyon’s future: a pledge for environmental justice and tribal rights

Amid environmental concerns and cultural significance, the Honoring Chaco Initiative aims to transform the Greater Chaco Landscape, but real progress remains in limbo.

Diet’s hidden dangers: Unveiling PFAS in everyday foods

A groundbreaking study reveals how processed meats, teas, and restaurant meals could be stealthily elevating PFAS levels in our bodies, shedding light on the unseen chemical consequences of our dietary choices.

Biden administration’s strict anti-migrant policies spark outcry

"Within a badly broken immigration system, the humanitarian assistance provided by Annunciation House is one of the few things that works well. We in El Paso stand with the faith leaders and volunteers who lead this work and make us proud to call this border community our home."

Capital One announces plan to buy Discover

Capital One announced a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire Discover in an all-stock transaction valued at $35.3 billion.

Supreme Court weighs EPA’s smog plan in historic environmental case

In a pivotal hearing, the Supreme Court deliberates on the EPA's cross-state smog control strategy, with far-reaching implications for public health and air quality nationwide."