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Americans Want to Believe We’ve Made a Lot More Progress on Race Than We Actually Have

While Kevin’s on vacation, we’ve invited other Mother Jones writers to contribute posts. Turns out Americans have too rosy a view of racial equality in the country. In a new paper published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a group of Yale psychologists has found that people in the US vastly overestimate the progress made in closing the […]

Americans vastly overestimate progress toward racial economic equality

Americans appear profoundly unaware of the vast economic inequality that persists between black and white Americans in contemporary society, according to a new study by researchers at Yale University.

Cause of loss of smell in Parkinson’s disease patients found

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that affects the motor system of those affected. Nearly 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year, with thousands of cases...Show More Summary

Whites Have Huge Wealth Edge Over Blacks (but Don’t Know It)

Americans, and higher-income whites in particular, vastly overestimate progress toward economic equality between blacks and whites.

Paul Krugman: Calamity Awaits if Americans Don't Snap Out of It, and Fast

We have two weeks to kill Trumpcare, again. Now is no time for complacency. While progressive activists and 2020 presidential hopefuls alike were salivating over Bernie Sanders's Medicare for All bill last week, a team of Republicans took the opportunity to craft a last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary

Why I (Sort Of) Respect American’s Ridiculous Upcharge For Avoiding Basic Economy

In February American began selling basic economy fares in 10 city pairs. They continued to progressively roll out these fares until earlier this month, when they introduced basic economy fares in virtually all domestic markets. American's approach to basic economy was very different than United's. Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders Slams Trump: 'Let Me Tell You What A Curse On The American People Is'

Minutes after President Donald Trump tweeted an attack on Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare For All” proposal yesterday, the Vermont senator, in an interview with me on SiriusXM Progress, fired back, slamming the president’s attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act and his recent decision to end protections for immigrant youth.

America Can’t Make Progress On The Fight Against Food Insecurity

While the government touts a downward trend, tens of millions of Americans continue to go hungry. Here’s how how statistics about solving society’s problems can be misleading: According to a recent report from the USDA, the U.S. hasShow More Summary

Poor Sleep Hastens Progression of Kidney Disease

People with chronic kidney disease may be especially vulnerable to the deleterious effects of poor sleep, according to a new paper published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

How to beat those Liberals and Conservatives? My prediction in the NDP leadership race.

Ever since the horrible Donald Trump conned his way into the White House by winning working class support in the American Rustbelt, I've been consumed by the question: What mistakes have progressives been making that led to this andShow More Summary

Cancer deaths are down — but new cases are on the rise: report

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Cancer deaths have fallen dramatically in recent decades – but the number of new cancer cases will rise steeply in the coming years, according to a progress report released Wednesday by the American Association for Cancer Research. Here’s a look at the highlights: Cancer deaths in the...

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders remain underrepresented on television, study finds

Although significant progress has been made in the past few years in opportunities for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on prime-time television, they remain underrepresented, marginalized and relegated to token appearances on comedies and dramas, the summation of a new study released Tuesday....

Inclusion and representation of Asian American and Pacific Islanders on television remain problematic

Although significant progress has been made in the past few years in opportunities for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on prime-time television, they remain underrepresented, marginalized and relegated to token appearances on comedies and dramas, the summation of a new study released Tuesday....

CULTURE OF CORRUPTION: “The Centre for American Progress, a left-leaning think-tank, kept a secret …

CULTURE OF CORRUPTION: “The Centre for American Progress, a left-leaning think-tank, kept a secret roster of corporate donors and advocated for some of their interests.”

Congress Makes Progress in Destroying the Americans with Disabilities Act

Last week, things went from bad to worse for us. The post Congress Makes Progress in Destroying the Americans with Disabilities Act appeared first on Rewire.

CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY: Gerard Grandzol Is NOT JORDAN DAVIS!! Once And For All The CON-MAN-ISTS In The "Confederation Of Progressive Fundamentalist Nationalist Factions" Prove That Their ACTVISIM Has NOTHING To Do With "BLACK EQUALITY" And Only

THE VERY SAME "WHITE PROGRESSIVE CHESHIRE FOX ALLIES" THAT FACILITATE THE "BLACK-FACED PROGRESSIVE ACTIVISM" WHEN INTERRACIAL HOMICIDES ARE SUFFERED BY A BLACK VICTIM, THE NARRATIVE ENGINEERED THAT "THIS PROVES THAT THE AMERICAN RACISM...Show More Summary

Your Beliefs Are No Longer Allowed

American progressives have fnally gone all the way to a totalitarian vision, demanding control over not just your behavior, but your thoughts and beliefs. This as the price of simply living without being attacked.

Eye Changes May Signal Frontotemporal Lobe Degeneration

Frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) is a progressive neurodegenerative condition that is present in tens of thousands of Americans, but is often difficult to diagnose accurately. Now in a study published this week online ahead of print...Show More Summary

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