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Autism is among the most misunderstood of all the human conditions. more
It’s been more than 40 years since our mother made history. more
Your classes are finished, your finals are done, and you finally have your diploma in hand — congratulations graduate! Now what? more
Freedom of expression is the cornerstone of a healthy, functioning democracy. more
If you attended a Passover Seder recently, you likely covered the 10 plagues. If not that, perhaps, in the spirit of the season, you watched “The Ten Commandments,” one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. Ten plagues feature prominently in both, and it has occurred to me that we are experiencing our own 11th plague, and it is fierce. more
Black and Brown, Latinx/Latine and Indigenous Peoples, new Americans, and migrant workers have been stewards of these lands for centuries. But, the modern environmental movement as we know it found its footing in the United States with the first Earth Day in 1970 and the founding of Greenpeace in 1971. more
After more than five decades, it is time to let go of Earth Day. Conceived by peace activists and initially promoted by international labor unions, it has been the focus of mass mobilization and awareness campaigns. more
Loud detonations are going off in the economy. When the debris settles, new realities will emerge. We won’t return to the status quo ante, although that is what politicians like to promise. more
Debt collection calls are something none of us ever want to experience, and quite frankly, in our world inundated with phishing, scams and frauds, it’s important to make sure the debt collection is also in fact legitimate. more
The Easter Bunny is a much-celebrated character in American Easter celebrations. On Easter Sunday, children look for hidden special treats, often chocolate Easter eggs, that the Easter Bunny might have left behind. more
For the last two decades, America’s political and economic elite have talked eagerly of “globalization.” But now the tide has turned. Suddenly, everybody is talking about “deglobalization.” more
When you use the internet, you leave behind a trail of data, a set of digital footprints. These include your social media activities, web browsing behavior, health information, travel patterns, location maps, information about your mobile device use, photos, audio and video. more
Quraysh Ali Lansana is the director of the Center for Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation at Oklahoma State University in Tulsa. more
The effects of inflation facing companies and consumers alike may also cause your car insurance rates to rise when it is time to renew your policy. Like many other financial obligations, car insurance is an expense that’s facing pressure due to disruptions caused by the pandemic and its economic effects. more
Beginning July 16, people struggling with mental health crises can call 988, a new number focused on providing lifesaving suicide prevention and crisis services. more
Women’s History Month is a good time to take stock, and lately I’ve heard a lot about the role of mentors. Many have attributed their success to someone who showed them the ropes, gave just the right pep talk when needed or offered constructive criticism. more
As experts in pediatric infectious diseases, vaccination and epidemiology, we are on the front lines when it comes to COVID-19 and children. more
It’s good to have heroes; especially for children. Simply put, the term hero means a person who is admired for certain achievements or noble qualities. more
Recently, the U.S. Social Security Administration sent out an email to subscribers of its official blog explaining how to access Social Security statements online. Most people know to be suspicious of seemingly official emails with links to websites asking for credentials. more
People placing trust in institutions — and each other — is critical to our society flourishing. When people are filled with mistrust, they spend money differently (or not at all), facts are doubted, and anxiety is high. And, worryingly, there has been a decline in trust over the past five decades. more
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