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Rural Americans Aren’t Included in Inflation Figures – and for them, the Cost of Living May be Rising Faster
When the Federal Reserve convenes at the end of January 2023 to set interest rates, it will be guided by one key bit of data: the U.S. inflation rate.
2022’s Billion-Dollar Disasters: Climate Change Helped Make it US’s 3rd Most Expensive Year on Record
U.S. weather disasters are getting costlier as more people move into vulnerable areas and climate change raises the risksof extreme heat and rainfall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials warned as they released their annual billion-dollar disasters report on Jan. 10, 2023.
Making Sweat Feel Spiritual Didn’t Start With SoulCycle – A Religion Scholar Explains
Each January, Americans collectively atone for yet another celebratory season of indulgence.
AI and the Future of Work: 5 Experts on What ChatGPT, DALL-E and Other AI Tools Mean for Artists and Knowledge Workers
From steam power and electricity to computers and the internet, technological advancements have always disrupted labor markets, pushing out some jobs while creating others.
Behavioral Telehealth Loses Momentum Without a Regulatory Boost
Controlled substances became a little less controlled during the pandemic. That benefited both patients (for their health) and telehealth startups (to make money).
Diversity of US Workplaces is Growing in Terms of Race, Ethnicity and Age – Forcing More Employers to be Flexible
Increased immigration, longer life expectancy and a decline in birth rates are transforming the U.S. workforce in two important ways.
As Rural Homelessness Increases, HUD Aims Money at Helping People Without Access to Shelters
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has opened up millions of dollars in funding for groups serving unhoused people in rural areas — an unprecedented move by the agency, say housing advocates.
An ‘Unprecedented Flood’ of Book Bans Engulfs U.S. School Districts, PEN Report Says
More than 1,600 book titles across 32 states were banned from public schools during the 2021-2022 school year, with the bulk of the ban requests coming from a handful of right-wing groups pushing for censorship of books that feature LGBTQ+ characters and characters of color, a new report issued Monday said.
How Will The Inflation Reduction Act Raise $739 Billion in Revenue?
Over the next ten years, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will bring in just under $740 billion and invest $433 billion of that back into programs laid out in the bill.