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Less Stress

Conventional research on stress, poverty, and race often concludes that poorer minority families live the most stressful lives; a recent study suggests that, in Detroit, there is more to the story.

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Viewpoint

Crime and Punishment

America’s vision of crime and punishment sustains racial inequity and rests on state violence. What we need is care and community investment.

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Ensuring Insurance Profits

Right now, insurance companies can speed up rebates or help invest in local public health initiatives to address Covid-19.

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Checking for Guns

The impulse of Americans to buy guns in the face of social upheaval reflects Americans’ perceptions of fear and safety.

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Research

From School to Prison

Being suspended increased a student’s odds of criminal justice system involvement and reduced educational attainment.

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Profile

Soni Gupta

Soni Gupta, Director of Neighborhoods and Housing at the Boston Foundation, highlights the relationship between health, medicine, and poverty.

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War on Words

The way journalists and reporters frame public health crises has the power to create and perpetuate racist bias.

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Hard Work Doesn’t Pay

Reparations and baby bonds are just two economic plans that could fundamentally restructure Black communities.

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Feeding the Classes

A startling and rising number of US residents face the everyday uncertainty of food insecurity, but the solution may be more than money.

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Research

Youth Use

Researchers found that as people moved from richer neighborhoods to poorer ones, they drank more and reported more alcohol consequences.

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