COVID-19 safeguards are easier if you make more money

People who earn more money are more likely to wear a mask, social distance, and work from home. For people with lower incomes, that may not be feasible.

Jill Rosen-Johns Hopkins • futurity
Jan. 20, 2021 ~6 min

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Connections to Trump paid off for companies

Companies with connections to President Trump experienced some better business and less regulation, new research finds.

Caroline Brooks-Michigan State • futurity
Jan. 14, 2021 ~4 min

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Expert decodes Trump talk, Q codes, and road to insurrection

The co-editor of a book on Trump's language deciphers the "foreboding, apocalyptic" language that preceded the January 6 breach of the Capitol.

Jarret Bencks-Brandeis • futurity
Jan. 14, 2021 ~11 min

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NRA supporters feel conflicted after mass shootings

Following mass shootings, supporters of the National Rifle Association report extremely mixed emotions about the organization.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~6 min

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‘Horse-race’ coverage may hinder Senate candidates

News coverage focused on strategy over policy can hinder the success of candidates in US Senate races, research finds.

Noelle Toumey Reetz-Georgia State • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~6 min

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Florida manatee with 'Trump' etched on back prompts investigation

An investigation is launched after the marine mammal was found with the president's name on its body.

Jan. 12, 2021 ~2 min

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Why has the US COVID-19 vaccine roll out been so slow?

An expert explains the issues with the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in the United States and how the process could work better.

Saralyn Cruickshank-Johns Hopkins • futurity
Jan. 11, 2021 ~10 min

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Being a mom isn’t why most women support gun control laws

Moms are no more likely to support stricter gun control than other women, a new study shows.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Jan. 11, 2021 ~5 min

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Law prof.: Mob attack at US Capitol was ‘insurrection’

"The takeover of the US Capitol... incited by the president of the United States and his agents, was terrorism, insurrection, and an attempted violent coup."

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL • futurity
Jan. 8, 2021 ~5 min

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Even before COVID, 1/3 of US families were ‘net worth poor’

"...'net worth poor' households have no assets to withstand a sudden economic loss, like we have seen with COVID-19. Their savings are virtually nil..."

Duke University • futurity
Jan. 8, 2021 ~4 min

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