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  • 3 political newcomers, 1 incumbent seeking to fill 2 open seats on Cedar City Council October 17, 2021 1:33 am L-R: Cedar City Council 2021 candidates R. Scott Phillips (incumbent), Ron Riddle, Carter Wilkey and Derek Morton. Photos courtesy of candidates. Background image: photo illustration of campaign buttons by 3dfoto/iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. …
  • Pandemic-related grief associated with lower levels of mother-infant bonding October 17, 2021 1:15 am The emotional connection between a mother and her newborn baby can lay the foundation for the child's development and the family's outcomes. But poor mental health after giving birth can make it difficult for a mother to form this connection, known …
  • Social Protection Is Helping To Drive Food Security In The Caribbean October 17, 2021 12:02 am Centenarian, Cephas Jack, leans in to speak with United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) Communications Officer, Carla Alleyne, his face hidden away by an oversized white mask and cap. In the vicinity of the whitewashed walls that surround him, are …
  • Domestic violence is 'not something you just grow out of,' says survivor of abusive home October 16, 2021 10:37 pm Domestic violence — in some way, shape or form — has been a part of Sunni Nutt's life since she was a child. She grew up with a verbally and emotionally abusive mother, who herself was in physically, mentally and emotionally abusive relationships as …
  • Young professional perspective: If something doesn't seem right, just ask, 'Are you OK?' October 16, 2021 10:20 pm As young professionals in the community, there are many new challenges to face — starting a new career, starting a family, and simply finding your place. Springfield and Greene County provide many resources to build on each of those areas, with great …
  • Sista Strut brings cancer survivors and support networks together October 16, 2021 8:17 pm The air was crisp and cold, but Slugger Field was packed with people. There was music playing over the speakers, and a sea of pink moved and danced to the beat. People were everywhere: on the concourse, in the stands and of course walking laps down on the …
  • James Bond Has No Time for China October 16, 2021 7:13 pm The final James Bond outing for Daniel Craig, “No Time to Die,” also marks a notable milestone for Bondian geopolitics: The franchise just completed a five-movie arc with a single lead actor, and amid all the globe-trotting and intrigue you would barely …
  • CMS Launches Search For Academic Support Services To Help Students Whose Learning Was Disrupted By The COVID-19 Pandemic  October 16, 2021 6:28 pm CHARLOTTE, N.C. —  Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools launched an initiative on Friday to bring in additional resources to support students whose learning has been significantly disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The district is seeking partners nationwide …
  • COVID-19 underscores need to diversify Tahoe tourist economy October 16, 2021 3:50 pm RENO, Nev. (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic helped expose the growing vulnerability of Lake Tahoe’s increasingly tourism-dependent economy as housing costs balloon, year-round residency declines and more workers commute from afar or seek jobs elsewhere, a new …
  • South Orange–Maplewood BOE candidates debate the issues October 16, 2021 1:59 pm SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The five candidates running for the South Orange–Maplewood Board of Education debated one another in a forum hosted by the SOMSD President’s Council and moderated by the League of Women Voters on Oct. 11, answering …
  • Will Afghanistan’s powerful neighbours engage the Taliban? October 16, 2021 1:34 pm The withdrawal of US and NATO forces from Afghanistan is inevitably leaving a political vacuum in South and Central Asia. The question that many are asking is who will step in to fill it. Afghanistan’s immediate neighbours – Pakistan, Iran and China – all …
  • Capitalism has no endgame besides collapse and feudalistic warfare October 16, 2021 1:24 pm I got the image above from here. In the future that capital and empire are creating, the ones with the power will be people like Erik Prince. The ultra-wealthy oligarchs that have created private armies, and can hold a monopoly on violence in a world where …
  • Hidden college admission factors that hurt students’ chances of acceptance October 16, 2021 1:15 pm Across the country, millions of high school seniors are already preparing college applications for next fall. Those who apply to highly selective universities will be engaged in a struggle for very few spots. Last year, my university, Johns Hopkins, …
  • Haiti faces disasters and chaos. Its people are most likely to be denied U.S. asylum October 16, 2021 11:21 am United States Border Patrol agents on horseback try to stop Haitian migrants from entering an encampment on the banks of the Río Grande near the Acuña Del Río International Bridge in Del Río, Texas on Sept. 19. PAUL RATJE/AFP via Getty Images hide …
  • Delta 2023; Ibori, Okowa and Mulade’s Leadership Hypothesis   October 16, 2021 9:20 am   The latest honour bestowed a few days ago on Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as the Best Performing Governor of the Year Award in Infrastructural Development in Nigeria has finally said what has been on the minds of Deltans. Separate from  …
  • Damaging Livelihoods for Sugar’s Sake and Other Woes of Land Grabs in Africa October 16, 2021 9:20 am   In Nigeria, industrial waste from sugarcane plantations is allegedly polluting the environment and damaging livelihoods. Last September, SaharaReporters reported that Dangote Sugar Company, owned by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, in Adamawa State, …
  • Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program October 16, 2021 9:11 am To help provide a level playing field for female business owners, the federal government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program. Joining the WOSB Federal …
  • Next PH leaders urged to prioritize private education sector too October 16, 2021 8:37 am Faculty unions, associations, and educators from the private education sector on Saturday, Oct. 16, called on the next leaders of the country to pay attention to the plight of private schools especially amidst the pandemic. The Alliance of Concerned …
  • Ingraham: Biden 'asleep at the wheel' amid supply chain crisis October 16, 2021 7:17 am Costs are rising, an energy crisis is looming, his team is missing and the media who should be holding him accountable is just catching on In her "Ingraham Angle" monologue on Friday, host Laura Ingraham sounded off on the intensifying inflation …
  • Hannity: 'Vile' Joe Biden is proving 'morally bankrupt' October 16, 2021 5:19 am Host Sean Hannity sounds off in his Opening Monologue In his "Opening Monologue" on Friday, Sean Hannity called out President Joe Biden as "morally bankrupt" after photos obtained by a congressman purport to show female Afghan soldiers …
  • LIBERIAN LEADER ANNOUNCES YEAR-LONG BICENTENNIAL TO BEGIN JANUARY 2022 October 16, 2021 4:23 am On Feb. 5, 1820, the first organized group of emigrating freed slaves departed from New York to Freetown, Sierra Leone, in West Africa. Next year, Liberia will mark the date with a bicentennial celebration beginning January 2022 and running through …
  • Biden blamed Trump 'leadership' for shortages during COVID, won't accept blame now as leader: 'The Five' October 16, 2021 4:13 am Jesse Watters and the panel offer analysis on 'The Five' President Biden roundly criticized then-President Donald Trump during a rush on toiletries and other goods in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, but now that exponential inflation …
  • New report from CDC shows a record-high number of Americans died from drug overdoses during pandemic October 16, 2021 3:34 am Health leaders with ProMedica say a new grant is helping them combat opioid abuse in northwest Ohio. TOLEDO, Ohio — The Centers for Disease Control says more than 96,000 drug overdose deaths were reported in the country, from March 2020 to March 2021; a …
  • The Washington failure that's making us sick October 16, 2021 2:57 am Given the wealth of research linking daily chronic stress to long-term health, it's worth asking: is our country's failure to support caregivers making Americans sick? Is caregiver support a health care issue? As of this writing, Congress is …
  • Why Is The Left Waging A War On ‘Gifted’ Children? October 16, 2021 2:43 am Public schools across the country are eliminating gifted and talented programs, removing advanced courses and overhauling admissions processes to achieve equity across racial categories. “Gifted programs and advanced courses provide a mechanism for low- …
  • October 15th, 2021 October 16, 2021 2:34 am Friday Otuya is a graduate student of International Studies at UW. Within the last 5 years he has worked as a sports and tech journalist in Africa. He reported on electronic waste management in Lagos - Africa's largest megacity, the electoral process …
  • Public health interventions, more hospitals associated with reduction in COVID-19 case-fatality rates October 16, 2021 2:29 am Counties that banned in-person religious gatherings and those with a greater number of hospitals per capita were associated with a decreased case-fatality rate of COVID-19 during the pandemic’s first wave, according to a new University of Michigan study. …
  • Redistricting board seeks public comment in Nome October 16, 2021 2:01 am By Julia Lerner Members of Alaska’s redistricting board visited Nome on Monday to hear public testimony regarding their six proposed district maps. “The redistricting board is travelling around the state to more than 20 communities,” explained TJ Presley, …
  • Letter: Lima Schools worth your support October 16, 2021 1:31 am As a proud graduate of Lima City Schools, I am supporting the district’s renewal levy. Our children are graduates and now our grandchildren are attending. We all have benefited from the diversity and many opportunities Lima City schools afforded us. Our …
  • Chichak has ‘mixed emotions’ about last week as mayor, loved her job October 16, 2021 1:09 am Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Author of the article: Brad Quarin Maryann Chichak is entering her last week as mayor of Whitecourt. Photo by Brad Quarin Article content Come Saturday, Oct. 23 both the community of Whitecourt and Maryann Chichak will …
  • UnityPoint Health and Tazewell County Health Department team to provide free mammograms October 16, 2021 1:04 am PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) – Friday, UnityPoint Health and the Tazewell County Health Department teamed up to provide free mammograms to local women. This year marks the 20th time UnityPoint Health and TCHD have partnered for the initiative. At UnityPoint …
  • The Piper Project helps spark the love of reading for newborns October 16, 2021 12:56 am Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Erica and Spencer Hogan started The Piper Project because of their daughter who died shortly after being born on Oct. 14, 2020. They have collected and donated over 1,200 books for the Sault Area Hospital's maternity …
  • New Grove elementary installation feeds a different type of hunger October 16, 2021 12:34 am GROVE, Okla. — Forget the candy and chips. Grove students who fed upon books at the school’s vending machine for the past two years learned their hunger for reading has netted the innovative reading at the Grove Upper Elementary program $1,000. The Get …
  • Queens lawmakers and parents protest elimination of Gifted and Talented program October 15, 2021 10:37 pm Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Several Queens lawmakers were joined by a group of concerned parents outside of P.S. 203 The Oakland Gardens School …
  • Hamline FRC facing fast-approaching changes October 15, 2021 10:22 pm Hamline’s Food Resource Center (FRC) has reached its final year on the AmeriCorps VISTA Program, facing external support’s time running out in July of 2022. There has been no official plan or announcement for who will fill the managerial duties of Sophia …
  • Indiana Pacers visit southern Indiana jail as part of NBA's Play For Justice partnership October 15, 2021 9:56 pm The Indiana Pacers teamed up with the Play For Justice program at a southern Indiana jail to help build an understanding of how to reduce jail inmates being repeatedly incarcerated, also known as recidivism. Players stopped by the Putnamville Correctional …
  • Pastor Bakare meets Buhari in Aso Rock October 15, 2021 9:45 pm Former vice presidential candidate and founder of Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, is meeting behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja. Bakare, who was the running mate of the Buhari under …
  • Park City political events held on ‘traditional and stolen homelands’ of American Indians October 15, 2021 8:38 pm Mayor Andy Beerman and his challenger, Park City Councilor Nann Worel, appeared during a recent candidate forum at the Santy Auditorium at the Park City Library, covering a range of topics that are seen as the keys to the City Hall election this year. At …
  • James Mahoney Joins Rangam as Chief Operating Officer October 15, 2021 8:02 pm On Oct 15, 2021 Somerset-based staffing leader Rangam Consultants announced the appointment of industry professional James Mahoney as its first chief operating officer. Mahoney, a global diversity, and inclusion (D&I) leader with proven success in …
  • Connecting the Dots with Columnist John Bos: Eco-Anxiety: Part I October 15, 2021 8:01 pm Eco-Anxiety, the condition which the American Psychological Association (APA) describes as “a chronic fear of environmental doom,” is widespread. A recent poll found 68 percent of the U.S. adults who participated say they have at least a little eco-anxiety …
  • Review: ‘Dune’ Is Halfway Decent October 15, 2021 7:28 pm 'Dune' Warner Bros. Dune is clearly the first half of a two-part story, but the set-up works as an IMAX-worthy visual marvel despite some hiccups, pacing issues and nitpicks. Offering a genuine sense of towering visual majesty and a solemn …
  • ‘So, what exactly are you planning to do with that?’ October 15, 2021 6:39 pm “Aunty, I’m studying anthropology and interdisciplinary studies. I wrote my 45-page undergraduate dissertation on South Indian Jews …” And then cue the inevitable line of inquiry that follows any compulsory conversation about academics with an Indian aunty …
  • Transcript: Ezra Klein Interviews Katie Haun October 15, 2021 6:27 pm ezra klein I’m Ezra Klein, and this is “The Ezra Klein Show.” So before we begin today, I’ve got some housekeeping. First up, the Times Opinion section is looking for an editorial assistant to work with me and Michelle Goldberg. This job is going to be …
  • Why Everyone Is So Rude Right Now October 15, 2021 5:31 pm September 2021 was a bad month for manners. On the 21st, a woman pulled a gun on servers at a Philadelphia fast food restaurant when they asked her to order online. On the 16th, several women from Texas pummeled a hostess at a New York City family-style …
  • Mobile mammogram and screening van coming to the Bronx on Oct. 21 October 15, 2021 5:21 pm Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Since 2008, New York City-based non-profit ProjectRenewal has deployed mobile vans that have provided thousands of …
  • Mobile app helps people manage their blood pressure October 15, 2021 5:21 pm People with high blood pressure who used a smartphone app and at-home monitor were able to drive down their blood pressure, a new study showed. The program, called Hello Heart, lets people track their blood pressure, weight, and physical activity and …
  • ‘Fingerprints of climate change are everywhere’ October 15, 2021 4:41 pm One of South Africa’s leading climatologists is optimistic that next month’s United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, will deliver a strong pact on climate action. “I still want to be positive and make a prediction that we will see, …
  • 'We heard loud bangs and went down like we do in the movies,' Thandi Modise after hostage drama October 15, 2021 3:25 pm “We needed ablution facilities. We had been stuck there for hours by the way without ablution facilities and therefore I think whatever the police may have used it would be within the permissible range.” This is how defence minister Thandi Modise responded …
  • New religious body draws ire from rights activists October 15, 2021 3:04 pm The Pakistani government has signed an ordinance for the establishment of the Rehmatul-lil-Alameen Authority (RAA) religious body, triggering fears that it would further empower the country's influential clerics and undermine the rights of women and …
  • ‘We Are Indispensable to Democracy Flourishing’ October 15, 2021 2:40 pm In his new book, What Universities Owe Democracy (Johns Hopkins University Press), Johns Hopkins University president Ronald J. Daniels argues that American democracy is in peril -- and that institutions of higher learning are uniquely poised to rescue it. …
  • The Complex Dynamic Between ‘Violence Interrupters’ and Police October 15, 2021 2:35 pm Just off a stretch of Eastern Parkway, the highway-like street that goes through many of Brooklyn, New York’s most disenfranchised neighborhoods, is a small office in Crown Heights. What fills this small space is vital to the community. It’s the Crown …
  • FG restates commitment to ensuring biosafety October 15, 2021 2:15 pm The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to ensure that only safe Genetically Modified Products will be allowed in the Nigerian market. The Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. …
  • Glencore Coal launches supplier development platform to empower local communities October 15, 2021 2:09 pm Glencore Coal has launched its Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) portal as a key tool to support small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs) in the communities in which it operates in an effort to alleviate some of the socioeconomic challenges …
  • Religion and the G-20: With faith, we can move mountains October 15, 2021 2:07 pm The Group of 20 economic summit will bring the leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies together in Rome at the end of this month. Presidents, prime ministers, finance leaders and experts will gather to explore and address global issues facing the …
  • Central African Republic: Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/867) October 15, 2021 2:04 pm I. Introduction 1. By its resolution 2552 (2020), the Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 15 November 2021 and requested the …
  • Douglas Ryder: Team Update October 15, 2021 1:53 pm Today we are not in a position to submit our initial application for our UCI WorldTour licence for next year to the sport’s governing body. We are actively engaged with potential partners, and our current partners, as we work to secure our future for 2022. …
  • Another blow to UC admissions tests: Nix the SAT alternative exam, faculty recommend October 15, 2021 1:49 pm In another blow to the future of standardized testing for University of California admissions, a faculty group has recommended nixing the use of an alternative assessment to replace the SAT in a new report to UC leaders. The UC Board of Regents, in a move …
  • United States AI in Diagnostics Market Research Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com October 15, 2021 1:43 pm DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 15, 2021-- The country research report on the United States AI in diagnostics market is a customer intelligence and competitive study of the United States market. Moreover, the report provides deep insights into demand …
  • More about Inclusivv Launches Statewide Conversation Series with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services October 15, 2021 12:58 pm ATLANTA –– Inclusivv, a platform enabling top brands, communities and individuals to ignite change through structured conversation, announced its new partnership with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS). This partnership will …
  • Fixing Germany's housing crisis not easy October 15, 2021 12:26 pm A common small talk question in most cities might be, "what do you do?" In Berlin, it is more often, "what's your rent?" Ask almost anyone who's been here long enough and they're likely to tell you: Every point in time was …
  • Guyana outperforms Caribbean at CAPE October 15, 2021 9:41 am WHEN it comes to academics, Guyana continues to be a topper within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and even amid a global pandemic, this year is no different. Director of Operations at the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Dr. Nicole Manning, said …
  • OUR BURNING PLANET WEBINAR: It’s our future: Young people must be involved in climate crisis conversations, webinar told October 15, 2021 9:32 am Global change analyst and strategist Professor Nicholas King recently authored a report that considered what our lives will look like in 10, 20 and 30 years’ time and what the lives of our young people will be like if we continue on the worst-case …
  • Tahir Foundation contributes IDR 10 billion in support of UNICEF’s humanitarian response in Afghanistan October 15, 2021 9:18 am New humanitarian partnership to provide children and women with urgently needed health, nutrition & child protection services Jakarta/Kabul, October 12, 2021 - Tahir Foundation announced today a IDR 10 billion (approx. USD 700,000) grant supporting …
  • Benin: The West Africa inequality crisis: fighting austerity and the pandemic October 15, 2021 9:17 am Authors: Matthew Martin, Jo Walker, Kwesi W. Obeng, Christian Hallum The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed and worsened the depth of inequality in West Africa. It has pushed millions into poverty. There is no end in sight due to the obscene global vaccine …
  • ‘Parcelado makes starting a business much easier here’ October 15, 2021 8:42 am Keith Harris started his hairdressing career aged 14, sweeping the floor in his father’s salon Snips in Dublin. Almost 40 years later, he’s cutting hair looking on to the rooftops in sunny Brazil, 7,000km from home. Originally from Terenure, Harris says …
  • NEDA confident PSA can meet National ID registration goal October 15, 2021 8:29 am The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is on track to achieve the National ID registration target of 50 million by the of the year, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua said …
  • Study shows five hours of physical activity per week may prevent some cancers October 15, 2021 8:23 am Washington [US], October 15 (ANI): New research has found that more than 46,000 cancer cases annually in the United States could be prevented if Americans met the five hours per week of moderate-intensity recommended physical activity guidelines. The …
  • All our achievements due to independence, Ashimbayev October 15, 2021 7:45 am NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «All the country’s achievements are the outcomes of independence,» Senate Speaker Maulen Ashimbayev said. «Today’s forum is dated to the 30 th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan. Independence is the country’s core value, the …
  • Amidst pandemic, rule of law deteriorates in over half the world October 15, 2021 7:21 am The World Justice Project (WJP) has released the 2021 edition of the annual Rule of Law Index, which evaluates 139 countries and jurisdiction areas. The latest index demonstrates multi-year negative trends in the rule of law, some of which have been …
  • Inclusive Education to Break the Cycles of Poverty October 15, 2021 7:03 am COVID-19, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Education, Financial Crisis, Global, Humanitarian Emergencies, Inequity, Labour, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Street Library in Mayotte, July 2016. Credit: François Phliponeau…
  • Rural Health receives funds for HIV/Aids projects October 15, 2021 6:13 am AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) — It’s an epidemic overshadowed by a pandemic, and now Rural Health is getting $347,000 to help with HIV/AIDS prevention and care for people in Aiken County. It’s a push for more testing in South Carolina to identify those who need …
  • Chinenye Nwaogu: Strengthening the Naira: Ikpeazu may be right after all October 15, 2021 5:45 am In 2015, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu Ph.D was sworn in as the democratically elected Governor of Abia State. During the campaign, the Governor made promotion of home made goods especially made in Aba goods one of the cardinal programmes that will drive his …
  • Lisa Nolan shares her story in gripping first book October 15, 2021 5:41 am Everybody has a story, there’s no one walking this earth who hasn’t been through something whether good or bad. "I don’t know why I got chosen to handle some of this stuff but I look good handling it.” Some stories may have parallel similarities while …
  • Medicaid expansion helped save lives of young adults who experienced a traumatic injury October 15, 2021 5:35 am Young adults who experience a traumatic injury are now more likely to have insurance coverage and access to rehabilitation if they live in a state that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), new study findings show. Further, states that …
  • Harry Tam serves Winston Peters with legal letter over allegations of connection with Northland Covid-19 scare October 15, 2021 4:19 am Former Mongrel Mob member Harry Tam has served Winston Peters with a legal letter, after the former deputy prime minister alleged Tam helped a Covid-positive case breach the Auckland border. Tam, a former senior civil servant who now works with gangs, sent …
  • Ahead of the upcoming 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference slated for October 31 – November 12, 2021, the Ambassadors of the European Union Member States in Việt Nam penned a joint Op-Ed calling on partners, including Việt Nam, to strengthen c… October 15, 2021 2:59 am A dried up canal in Gò Cấp Township, the Mekong Delta Province of Tiền Giang, after a historic episode of drought and salt intrusion hitting the southern region in March. VNA/VNS Photo Vũ Sinh Ahead of the upcoming 2021 United Nations Climate Change …
  • Beyond Indigenous Peoples’ Day October 15, 2021 2:32 am SF’s New Roots Theatre Festival giving voice to legacy and emerging BIPOC art Oct. 16 and 17 by Jackie Wright A significant end to the week encompassing Indigenous Peoples’ Day is the beginning of something new: San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company’s ( …
  • Experts on challenge for rural and Māori communities October 15, 2021 2:31 am Kapiti College student Ngapera Parata is a Covid-19 vaccination advocate, working on convincing her peers to get the jab. Video / Mark MitchellComment: The latest Covid outbreak has so far centred on cities - but now with Northland and parts of Waikato …
  • EDITORIAL: Commend Student Activism October 15, 2021 1:59 am After nearly three months of student-led advocacy against the move, Georgetown University announced in an Oct. 11 email that the office of the Georgetown Scholars Program (GSP) will return to the iconic Healy Hall after renovations on the building’s ground …
  • Dishing on the Dems October 15, 2021 1:47 am Daily Point Dinner dance For those who occupied themselves reading gubernatorial tea leaves about the Suffolk Democrats’ fall dinner attendance list last week, round two is Thursday night with a Nassau County Democrats’ fundraising event. The gathering at …
  • Pacers watch game of incarcerated players at Indiana prison October 15, 2021 1:46 am PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — The Indiana Pacers, Represent Justice, The Last Mile, the Anti-Recidivism Coalition, and the Indiana Department of Correction came together Thursday in the Play For Justice program. It’s designed to bring awareness to racial and …
  • Medicaid expansion has saved lives and reduced disparities for young adult trauma patients October 15, 2021 1:12 am Key takeaways Medicaid expansion has had a positive effect on young adult trauma patients by increasing insurance coverage and access to rehabilitative care. Medicaid expansion states have seen reductions in racial and socioeconomic disparities in …
  • Multiple taxation weighs down businesses – Osinbajo tells governors October 15, 2021 12:32 am The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has advised state governors to focus their investments in areas where they have comparative advantages to boost the internally generated revenues. Osinbajo gave the advice on Thursday at an Ekiti Economic and …
  • Hyperfine Announces Formation Of Medical Advisory Board October 14, 2021 10:52 pm (MENAFN- PR Newswire) GUILFORD, Conn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperfine, Inc., creator of the first FDA-cleared portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system™, Swoop®, today announced the appointment of Michael Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., Fady …
  • Candidates Debate for Rockingham County School Board Seat October 14, 2021 10:45 pm The race for one school board seat in Rockingham County is a microcosm of the fierce debates over masking mandates, transgender student rights and other issues.  The candidates held a debate Wednesday night, and WMRA's Randi B. Hagi was there. The …
  • Grieving families sound alarms about fentanyl October 14, 2021 10:05 pm Gilroy resident Fernando Sanchez had just gotten out of school and was hanging out with some friends one afternoon last March when the group decided to recreationally consume pills they thought were the anti-anxiety medication Xanax. The teens had …
  • OP-ED: MENTAL HEALTH: Covid-19 has accelerated South Africa’s youth mental health problems — breaking point is approaching October 14, 2021 9:55 pm The 2018 death of 38-year-old rapper Jabulani Tsambo — aka Hip Hop Pantsula — has been identified by some as a watershed moment for black South Africa. It presented the community with an opportunity to talk candidly about mental illness and the harm that …
  • OP-ED: HUMAN RIGHTS: UN shines spotlight on South Africa’s lack of progress on socioeconomic and cultural issues October 14, 2021 9:54 pm A significant aspect of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), which South Africa ratified in 2015, is that governments are required to report periodically on their implementation of the covenant. A body of independent …
  • Having children: the latest and greatest moral dilemma October 14, 2021 8:53 pm There was a time when having children was not only expected but required. Family units relied on their children’s labor to maintain the farms or to assist with hunting and gathering. As parents aged, their now-grown children were also able to provide care …
  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services receives funds from CDC to combat racial, geographical inequity within COVID-19 response October 14, 2021 8:51 pm On Wednesday, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced funds will be made available to promote racial and geographic equity in the COVID-19 response. DHS was awarded $27 million by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to …
  • Argentina’s Small Farming Communities Reach Consumers Online October 14, 2021 8:06 pm Active Citizens, Civil Society, Cooperatives, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Editors' Choice, Food and Agriculture, Green Economy, Headlines, Integration and Development Brazilian-style, Latin America & the Caribbean, Poverty & …
  • SOMSD under fire regarding allegations that teacher forcibly removed hijab from second-grader October 14, 2021 7:46 pm Seth Boyden Elementary School MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange–Maplewood School District is investigating a discrimination allegation at Seth Boyden Elementary School, in which a second-grade teacher allegedly forcibly removed a hijab from a student’s head …
  • Opinion | Unpaid internships take advantage of lower-income students October 14, 2021 6:43 pm Internships have become a rite of passage into the workforce. Employers hiring fresh college graduates prefer students with working experience. However, the playing field isn’t fair when it comes to opportunity. Unpaid internships are promoting classism in …
  • Head of State receives akim of Turkestan region October 14, 2021 5:08 pm NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received akim (governor) of Turkestan region Umirzak Shukeyev to hear the report on socioeconomic development of the region in the past 9 months, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service. …
  • Europe increases Afghanistan aid to avoid 'socioeconomic collapse' October 13, 2021 12:45 am The European Union on Tuesday pledged nearly $1.2 billion in aid to avert a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, which has been cut off from most international assistance since the Taliban took power in August. The aid was announced as part of a virtual …
  • Use radio to propagate socioeconomic development October 11, 2021 1:04 pm - Advertisement - The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, has called on owners of media establishments to use their outlets, particularly radio, to educate and sensitise the public on the need to support the government in its development efforts. …
  • Post-surgical death rate is higher for minority children regardless of socioeconomic status October 11, 2021 4:53 am Minority children die after surgery at higher rates than white children regardless of socioeconomic status (SES), according to a first-of-its-kind study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2021 annual meeting. Given that minority children -; especially …
  • Maheshwar vows socioeconomic uplift in Keishamthong October 9, 2021 4:53 am
  • Vision for Libya: towards prosperity, justice and strong State institutions - A rights-based socioeconomic vision and road map for sustainable development October 8, 2021 1:02 am ESCWA proposes a unifying vision for Libya to avert relapse into conflict Beirut, 2 October 2021-- As part of efforts to promote sustainable peace in Libya and prevent the country’s relapse into conflict, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission …
  • What can we learn from the most recent Socioeconomic Index? October 7, 2021 10:13 pm Every two years Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics publishes the Socioeconomic Index. This index, known mainly for its socioeconomic clusters regarding different municipalities, comprises 14 variables pertaining to demographics; schooling and education; …