Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: income inequality

Economic Deprivation and Social Fragmentation Drive Suicide Rates in US

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Major study finds that economic deprivation and a lack of social capital are driving increasing rates of suicide in the U.S.

Is Rising Inequality Responsible for Greater Stress and Anxiety?

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From The Guardian: "Now Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, the authors of The Spirit Level, have returned with a new book, The Inner Level: How More...

Workplaces Will Only Get More Toxic, Says Stanford Professor

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From Business Insider: According to Stanford professor Robert Sutton, some rising workplace trends seem sure to make the office a more toxic place in the...

Optimizing Children’s Mental Health is a Social Justice Issue

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I can spout off the most amazing strategies for optimizing children’s mental health, such as feeding them real food, making sure they get lots of unstructured playtime in natural spaces, loving them unconditionally, and guiding them to the intersection of their skills and passions. But if a parent doesn’t have the financial/emotional/physical/mental means to act on these strategies, it is for naught.