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Delete Your Account? Do These Things If You Can’t

One of 2018’s biggest news stories has been Facebook’s data breaches and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress. […]

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Pick Your Party Before the Upcoming Election

Election Day is Nov. 6 and promises to be noteworthy, with Pew citing midterm voter enthusiasm as the highest […]

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The Case For, and Against, Talking Politics at Work

Politics has traditionally been frowned upon as a topic of conversation at work. But, at one time, women […]

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Telehealth is Growing, and Yes, It’s Legit

Shannon Sterling, 25, walked into a mental health clinic near Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and was told it would […]

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Why Political Propaganda Works and How to Spot It

They’re here… With Election Day fast approaching, candidates across the country are spending piles of cash on radio […]

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Is There a Dark Side to Nostalgia?

As a society, we are intent on looking back. Of course, romanticizing the past, even at the expense […]

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What Journalists Want You to Know About the News

I am a former newspaper reporter who has made the leap to public media. Even though I no […]

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The Good Business of Panda Conservation

Pandas are one of our generation’s most beloved animals—brought about by classic viral videos. But our enjoyment of […]

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5 Ways to Support Multiracial People

They go by many names: mixed, multiracial, biracial and others too offensive to publish. No matter which names […]

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What Do Young Americans Want For the Future of Caregiving?

(This article appeared originally on NextAvenue.org.) “What’s wrong with young people today?” may be a time-honored trope that […]

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6 Culturally Relevant Films that Reflect Our World Today

D.W. Griffith’s controversial 1915 film “The Birth of a Nation” is among the earliest examples of the power […]