At protests that draw counter-protesters, people on the left more likely to face arrest

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 last spring and summer after Minneapolis police

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Working from home: What the research says about setting boundaries, staying productive and reshaping cities

by Clark Merrefield, Journalist’s ResourceJune 8, 2020 Over the past 12 weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of employees in America to begin working from home. Before the pandemic, 2.5% of U.S. employees teleworked full-time, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Now, almost everyone who can telework is doing so. Some economists

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Religious faith may reduce stress, helping believers live longer

by David Trilling, Journalist’s ResourceJune 20, 2017 People in the Old Testament lived a long time, we are told. Books like Genesis describe lifespans stretching hundreds of years. Whether or not we take those figures literally, a new paper finds there is indeed a connection between longevity and faith. An academic study worth reading: “Church

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Eviction: The physical, financial and mental health consequences of losing your home

by Clark Merrefield, Journalist’s ResourceAugust 3, 2020 A national moratorium on evicting tenants from certain residential rental properties went into effect as part of the federal coronavirus relief package President Donald Trump signed in March. The moratorium protected 28% of U.S. rental units — about 12 million in total, according to a widely cited analysis

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