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This is a deadly virus that affects the most vulnerable, and anything that minimizes that is ignoring the facts.

Health care policy expert Nancy Nielsen speaks to The Wall Street Journal about a booklet by journalist Alex Berenson questioning the deadliness of COVID-19 and the effectiveness of lockdowns.

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I suspect they’ve done so to capitalize on this current moment of crisis.

Sociologist Erin Hatton discusses with Marketplace the motives behind Target raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour, while also noting that it's a positive step for American workers.

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These women are falling through the cracks.

Labor economics expert Joanne Song McLaughlin speaks to Fast Company about her research, which found that age discrimination laws don’t protect older women as well as they do older men.

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This is as important a ruling as... the 2015 decision legalizing same-sex marriage, simply because employment is such a basic human need.

Legal scholar Michael Boucai discusses with The Christian Science Monitor the Supreme Court ruling that firing an employee because of their sexual orientation or gender identity violates federal law.

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Members of Black communities are three to four times more likely to have their driver’s licenses suspended than whites.

Urban studies scholar Henry Louis Taylor Jr. speaks to HuffPost in an article about different types of racial injustice, and how non-Black people can be allies in the effort to bring about change.

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Members of the UB community are invited to leave messages on the “Paint-a-Bull” statue outside the Student Union. This one has been up for two weeks and counting.

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