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How racism in U.S. health system hinders care and costs lives of African Americans

July 3, 2020

Tamika C.B. Zapolski and Ukamaka M. Oruche IUPUI (THE CONVERSATION) — As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the U.S., the virus hit African Americans disproportionately hard. African Americans are still contracting the illness – and dying from ...

Navigating the new normal: In-house, outside counsel assess path ahead for corporate practice

July 3, 2020

Jessica Shumaker, BridgeTower Media Newswires Ask Mary Moorkamp what’s next for her company’s in-house team and her peers as they weather the COVID-19 pandemic, and she responds with an expansive list of questions in return. For example: Do employers ...

Disbanding the police isn't an option

July 3, 2020

Ronald J. Rosenberg, BridgeTower Media Newswires “Dismantle our nation’s police departments.” That is the current chant of many of the protestors on the streets across America. Others are insisting law enforcement agencies have their budgets ...

Lawmakers should revisit spending priorities

July 3, 2020

James Hohman, Mackinac Center for Public Policy Michigan tax revenues won’t generate as much money for the state budget as expected last year. Lawmakers will have to re-examine their priorities as they won’t have as much revenue to spend. The state ...

Investment vs. speculation

July 3, 2020

Chas Craig, BridgeTower Media Newswires “But a pin lies in wait for every bubble. And when the two eventually meet, a new wave of investors learns some very old lessons: First, many in Wall Street – a community in which quality control is not prized ...

The 'domestic terrorist' designation won't stop extremism

July 3, 2020

Arie Perliger, University of Massachusetts Lowell (THE CONVERSATION) — As U.S. politics heat up in advance of the November election, it’s not surprising that extremist groups across the political spectrum are becoming more active and engaged in ...