Socioeconomics

Rev up your engines: You could be in one of the best cities in NC to drive

NORTH CAROLINA -- Fasten your seatbelts! You could be in one of the best cities in NC to drive.<p>The Waze Driver Satisfaction Index analyzed the …

Cities

Clinical trial: Can e-cigs help homeless smokers quit?

Research keeps showing that smoking is more prevalent amongst vulnerable groups and those of a lower socio economic status. A study from 2013 looking …

Indigenous Peoples

How can I tell if my social media strategy is generating results?

It’s common to wonder whether your social media strategy is really generating the results you had in mind.<p>According to Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet …

Social Media Marketing

The West is letting Ukraine lose its battle against corruption

UKRAINE is in turmoil—again. Protesters are blocking streets and chanting <i>Bandu het!</i> (“Bandits out!”). Smoke again permeates Kiev’s chilly air. The …

Ukraine

Keeping score of 'friends' on Facebook and Instagram may be harmful to your health

Ever felt like your peers have more pals than you do?<p>These days, with the rise of social media apps like Facebook and Instagram, it is easier than …

Psychology

Watch new Kids Dream Video on #GivingTuesday | Center for American Indian Health

Native American children today face the poorest health, educational and socioeconomic status in the country. NativeVision is changing that. <br>Watch the …

Soccer Coaching

Low-income earners are more likely to die early from preventable diseases

Australians with lower incomes are dying sooner from potentially preventable diseases than their wealthier counterparts, according to our new …

Health

Pupil motivation has more impact on success than socioeconomic status, McKinsey finds

<b>Students need a grounding in direct instruction before they can progress to inquiry-based learning, says new McKinsey report on Pisa data</b>Pupils’ …

Education

37.5% of Greece's children are at risk of poverty, says Eurostat

Year in, year out since 2010, the number of children at risk of poverty is continuously increasing in Greece. With 37.5 percent, Greece is tops among …

Poverty

Skipped breast cancer treatments common - Journalist's Resource

<i>Thirty percent of surveyed women with breast cancer reported skipping additional treatment following surgery.</i><p><b>The issue:</b> Breast cancer is the most …

Cancer

3 Ways Data is Boosting The ROI of Social Content Distribution

3 Ways Data is Boosting the ROI of Social Content Distribution.Choosing the right social content distribution platforms is critical for any social …

Big Data

These Are The Top 10 Best Cities to Raise a Family

If family is your priority, it makes sense to want to live somewhere known for being family-friendly, right? Whether you're planning a family in the …

Cost of Living

Analysts watch for ’catalysts for correction’ as market valuations hit levels not seen since before two historic crashes

Soaring stock market valuations on both sides of the Atlantic are stoking fears of a looming correction as valuations hit levels not seen since the …

Economy

Analysts watch for ’catalysts for correction’ as market valuations hit levels not seen since before two historic crashes

Soaring stock market valuations on both sides of the Atlantic are stoking fears of a looming correction as valuations hit levels not seen since the …

Economy

Where Americans found jobs: Restaurants and health care

WASHINGTON – Restaurants and bars went on a hiring spree in October as establishments that had been shuttered by hurricanes in Texas and Florida during September reopened for business last month. The category gained nearly 89,000 jobs, after having shed 98,000 in September.<p>Other strong sectors in …

Business

Community Impact Index: Q&A with our expert panel - Co

<b>The panel</b><p><b>Alyson Slater</b> <b></b>is chief network engagement officer at Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). She has worked in the sustainability sector for …

Sustainability

Social Security outlook improves slightly: CBO

The long-term projections for the Social Security system have brightened slightly since last year, according to a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) …

Retirement

Carter project worth $40M to Winnipeg

HOSTING former U.S. president Jimmy Carter in July required hundreds of hours of preparation, solving "gut-wrenching" logistical problems and 3,000 …

Boston Consulting Group

The Mental Health Toll of Puerto Rico’s Prolonged Power Outages

More than a month has passed since Hurricane Maria’s initial landfall in Puerto Rico, but around 80% of the island still remains without power.<p>More …

Puerto Rico

6 Hilarious Secret Rules All Horror Movies Obey

By David Christopher Bell Published: October 27th, 2017 Horror movies are a lot like porn -- as long as it gets the blood racing, we usually forgive …

Van Halen

The mental health toll of Puerto Rico's prolonged power outages

More than a month has passed since Hurricane Maria’s initial landfall in Puerto Rico, but around 80 percent of the island still remains without power.<p>…

Puerto Rico

The Truth About Brexit That Theresa May Won't Let You Read

The longer the Brexit process has gone on the more it has become clear that no-one could have known the true consequences of a vote to leave at the …

Brexit

Why aren't WA surfers using the shark deterrent rebate?

Beginning in May this year, the Western Australian state government has been offering $200 rebates on scientifically proven shark deterrent devices. …

Surfing

School vouchers don't improve educational outcomes. Elitist parents may be the culprits

Twenty years ago, when American libertarians looked out over a nation dotted with failing schools, we had hope. We saw what we expected to see: …

Education

Fidelity chairman says U.S. regulations lag social media advances

BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. financial regulations on data retention do not fit with the way people expect to communicate on social media, Fidelity …

World Economy

ABC News

Breaking News<p>NYC TERROR ATTACK<p>Play<p>ABCNews.com<p>Several dead, others injured after being hit by vehicle in New York City<p>Brendan McDermid/Reuters<p>8 dead …

Middle East

Researchers discover why lower socioeconomic status can lead to a shorter life

Stressful Health<p>Studies have shown that the worse off a person is financially, the more likely they are to have health problems. But what are the …

Research

Trudeau's pandering small business tax cut will do nothing for the economy

Opinion: If the Liberals really wanted to help the economy, they’d design a policy with ambitious entrepreneurs in mind—not an army of small-business …

Economics

Is Autism Associated with Socioeconomic Status?

Provocative new research discovers children living in neighborhoods where incomes are low and fewer adults have bachelor’s degrees, are less likely …

Autism

Baby Money: Can Cash Allowances Help Young Brains Grow?

(Shutterstock)<p><b>Capital & Main</b> <i>is an award-winning publication that reports from California on economic, political, and social issues.</i> The American …

Liberal View