As Arizona coronavirus cases surge from early reopening, Indigenous nations suffer not only more COVID-19 but also the blame
Tribal lands are hot spots for COVID-19 infections and deaths. Racism is one of the reasons.
June 30, 2020 • ~10 min
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Police forces across the country now have access to surveillance technologies that were recently available only to national intelligence services. The digitization of bias and abuse of power followed.
June 12, 2020 • ~9 min
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The chemical weapon, tear gas, was used in Washington DC, Los Angeles, Orlando and several other cities to control crowds protesting the death of George Floyd. But what is it? Does it cause harm?
June 4, 2020 • ~4 min
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How to protest during a pandemic and still keep everyone safe from coronavirus: 6 questions answered
It's nearly impossible to avoid close contact when protesting, and easy to forget the risks. An infectious disease expert answers key questions about how to avoid spreading the coronavirus to family.
June 4, 2020 • ~7 min
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George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery deaths: Racism causes life-threatening conditions for black men every day
Police killings of black men gain widespread attention, but black men's life-and-death issues are ignored on a daily basis, a physician who studies health gaps explains.
June 1, 2020 • ~11 min
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