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At protests that draw counter-protesters, people on the left more likely to face arrest

by Clark Merrefield, Journalist’s ResourceJanuary 12, 2021 As hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters took over the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6, journalists chronicled the striking differences in how law enforcement officials treated the insurrectionists compared with how they treated racial justice protesters who marched in dozens of cities […]

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Q&A: In a picture – dancing about particle physics

The idea to do a dance performance about neutrino physics happened through serendipity. It was October 2015, and it was soon after the announcement of the Nobel Prize in physics (to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that these sub-atomic particles […]

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About 700,000 parents with young kids left the workforce in 2020. For many, loss of child care was to blame.

Only about half of child care jobs lost at the start of the pandemic have returned, leading to a 144 percent increase in the number of parents who have missed work to care for children, according to new data analysis.  Chabeli Carrazana Originally published by The 19th Coronavirus […]

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TWO TIMELESS TRUTHS FOR THESE TRYING TIMES

These maxims might help all of us get a grip, step back from hopelessness, and push ahead. By Jim Hightower | January 13, 2021 This article was originally posted in OtherWords. What’s wrong with people? Has the savagery, selfishness, and raw, animal hatred within the human species finally come out […]

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5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You’re Vaccinated

Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News   January 15, 2021 As an emergency physician, Dr. Eugenia South was in the first group of people to receive a covid vaccine. She received her second dose last week  — even before President-elect Joe Biden. Yet South said she’s in no rush […]

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