Pandemic pushed many moms out of the workforce

New research documents how the COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting loss of in-person education for kids, has sidelined mothers from the workforce.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
yesterday ~10 min

Pandemic pushed many moms out of the workforce

New research documents how the COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting loss of in-person education for kids, has sidelined mothers from the workforce.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
yesterday ~10 min

Americans agree on the need for more COVID relief

While Republicans and Democrats agree on relief for the pandemic, Americans are split on issues around the 2020 election and President Trump's impeachment.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
yesterday ~8 min

Health insurance ‘sludge’ costs US economy billions of dollars

Dealing with health insurance companies costs the US economy billions in wasted work time and lost productivity, according to a new study.

Edmund L. Andrews-Stanford • futurity
March 1, 2021 ~8 min

Reparations could’ve cut the spread of COVID-19

If the US paid reparations to descendants of enslaved people, the COVID-19 pandemic wouldn't have hit so hard across racial groups, research finds.

Jackie Ogburn-Duke • futurity
Feb. 24, 2021 ~4 min

Book challenges myths about American poverty

A new book about American poverty charts how and why the "land of opportunity" thinks about the issue in terms of "Red" and "Blue," or "us" and "them."

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL • futurity
Feb. 24, 2021 ~6 min

Tweets reveal new aspect of racially segregated cities

New research uses 133 million tweets to analyze how racially segregated many cities in the United States continue to be.

Jill Kimball-Brown • futurity
Feb. 16, 2021 ~9 min

Expert: Few US schools teach Black history well

Poor materials and lack of rigor keep schools from offering rich lessons on Black history, an expert argues. They're missing an opportunity, she says.

Jill Rosen-Johns Hopkins • futurity
Feb. 15, 2021 ~7 min

What if evictions ended when the pandemic started?

If eviction moratoriums had been implemented nationwide on March 1, 2020, the United States would've seen 40% fewer COVID-19 deaths, a paper finds.

Duke University • futurity
Feb. 4, 2021 ~7 min

Social factors track with racial disparities in COVID deaths

New research on racial disparities in COVID-19 mortality highlights the need for public health policies that address structural racism.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Feb. 2, 2021 ~4 min

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