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MLMs Are Using Coronavirus Anxiety To Exploit The Quarantined And Unemployed

The salesman had an enticing offer: For a fee, aspiring entrepreneurs could join him in a low-risk, work-from-home business venture with unlimited earning potential — even as the coronavirus pandemic upended millions of people’s financial futures, plunging families across the country into debt. “You’re quarantined in your house,” he declared, and selling Primerica life insurance […]

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14 Organizations and People Working to Support BIPOC Mental Health During the Coronavirus Crisis

They work with organizations and treatment practitioners to provide mental health services to American Indian and Alaska Native individuals, families, and tribal and urban Native communities to strengthen their capacity to deliver quality care. They’re also hosting weekly virtual events to keep folks informed during the pandemic. Joy Harden Bradford, aka “Dr. Joy,” is a […]

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Senate Democrats Call For Audit Of OSHA Over Lax Coronavirus Enforcement

A group of Senate Democrats says the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has done so little to protect workers during the coronavirus pandemic that they want an audit of the agency’s enforcement efforts since March. In a letter Wednesday, the lawmakers asked the Labor Department’s inspector general to investigate OSHA’s inspections and citations ever since […]

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‘Feisty Old Polish Grandmother,’ 103, Beats Coronavirus Then Cracks Open A Beer

This Bud’s for her.  Jennie Stejna, a 103-year-old great-great grandmother in Massachusetts, defeated the coronavirus in the best way possible: by knocking back a cold one.  “She always had that feisty fighting spirit,” granddaughter Shelley Gunn told Wicked Local. “She didn’t give up.” Family members told Wicked Local that the nursing home resident and “hardcore Boston […]