Reset Conspiracy theories seem to meet psychological needs and can be almost impossible to eradicate. One remedy: Keep them from taking root in the first place. By Greg Miller 1.14.2021 Assorted Ideas, Large & Small The United States of America was founded on a conspiracy theory. In the […]
ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. This story originally appeared in ProPublica. by Alec MacGillis/ProPublica The man’s smartphone camera pans the crowd on the east side of the U.S. Capitol. It’s smaller […]
by Clark Merrefield, Journalist’s ResourceJanuary 12, 2021 As hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters took over the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6, journalists chronicled the striking differences in how law enforcement officials treated the insurrectionists compared with how they treated racial justice protesters who marched in dozens of cities […]
The idea to do a dance performance about neutrino physics happened through serendipity. It was October 2015, and it was soon after the announcement of the Nobel Prize in physics (to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that these sub-atomic particles […]
About 700,000 parents with young kids left the workforce in 2020. For many, loss of child care was to blame.
Only about half of child care jobs lost at the start of the pandemic have returned, leading to a 144 percent increase in the number of parents who have missed work to care for children, according to new data analysis.
These maxims might help all of us get a grip, step back from hopelessness, and push ahead. By Jim Hightower | January 13, 2021 This article was originally posted in OtherWords.
Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News January 15, 2021 As an emergency physician, Dr. Eugenia South was in the first group of people to receive a covid vaccine. She received her second dose last week — even before President-elect Joe Biden. Yet South said she’s in no rush […]
“Where They Countin’ the Votes?!”: New Video Details Tense Moments as Capitol Mob Sought Out Lawmakers
ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. This story originally appeared in ProPublica. by Jack Gillum, video by Lucas Waldron and Maya Eliahou More than 10 million people have seen the video shot by HuffPost reporter […]
Judith Graham January 14, 2021 Use Our Content It can be republished for free. For weeks, doctors’ phones have been ringing off the hook with anxious older patients on the other end of the line. “When can I get a covid-19 vaccine?” these patients want to know. […]
‘Turn in your pin and get out’: Several congresswomen denounce their colleagues’ role in the Capitol riot
After a mob stormed the Capitol on January 6 in an attempt to overturn the presidential election results, lawmakers called for accountability. Mariel Padilla Originally published by The 19th We’re the only newsroom dedicated to writing about gender, politics and policy. Subscribe to our newsletter today. Several Democratic women […]