Thursday, May 04, 2023

Daily Headlines for May 4, 2023

Our fear of mass shootings impacts our minds in surprising ways

Why Do the Richest Americans Live a Decade Longer Than the Poorest?
Falling life expectancy is no accident—it is a direct result, and failure, of policy.

Why Isn’t the Death of Local News National News?

‘More Completely Blacklisted’: Remembering John Howard Lawson
Seventy-five years after the Hollywood Blacklist, the ‘Hollywood Ten’ screenwriter’s legacy gets its due.

What’s Behind the GOP’s War Against Democracy?
And are rightwing billionaires who want more, more, more money willing to make common cause with bigots, fascists, and wannabee killers to get it?

Why Do Republicans Lionize the Leaker?

Be a Capitol Hill Citizen on Your Congress

How to become one of Clarence and Ginni’s dearest friends

A Parent’s Bill of Rights for the Rest of Us

Editorial: ’One Dumb Person’ doctrine at work

Amazon delivery firm allows its drivers to unionize with the Teamsters
Eighty-four workers at Amazon contractor Battle Tested Strategies in California have reached a contract with the Teamsters, a major step forward in the battle to unionize the workers who deliver packages for the e-commerce giant

Rutgers University Workers Waging Historic Strike For Economic Justice

Do you worry that your bank is too liberal?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here. Here’s what it means for the way we work
New technologies are on track to trigger leaps in productivity greater than we have ever seen before.

How companies can solve the mental health crisis happening in the workforce
The perks that may have once seemed optional are now essential.

Young, Stupid, and Overconfident
We have raised a generation of entrepreneurs and workers who are remarkably out of touch with what's required to start and run a business. Here's a hint, snowflakes: It doesn't involve kombucha on tap.

The Gruesome Death of Lashawn Thompson in the Fulton County Jail

A Colorado reservoir gets ready for an epic snowmelt

Support libraries by rejecting book bans

You need an e-reader, and here’s why
E-books are good for you, incredibly convenient, and best consumed on a device built for the purpose—such as a Kobo.

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