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Montez Discusses New Research on Link Between Policy and Mortality Rates With NBC News, USA Today

October 28, 2022

If states had adopted liberal policies across the board, University Professor Jennifer Karas Montez and her co-authors calculated that 171,030 lives would have been saved in 2019 alone; on the flip side, conservative policies in all states would have led to an additional 217,635 working-age deaths.

See related: Health Policy, Longevity

Barkun Speaks to Daily Beast About Conspiracy Theories Targeting Specific People

June 16, 2022

Professor Emeritus Michael Barkun was quoted in the Daily Beast article, "The Very Alive Woman Conspiracy Nuts Say Died of Monkeypox."

See related: Politics

Barkun Quoted in Daily Beast Article on Monkeypox, Conspiracy Theorists

June 3, 2022

Professor Michael Barkun was interviewed for the Daily Beast article, "Monkeypox Is Here and COVID Truthers Are Losing It."

See related: COVID-19, Politics

Barkun Quoted in Daily Beast Article on the Great Reset, Cyber Pandemic

May 4, 2022

Michael Barkun, professor emeritus of political science, was quoted in the Daily Beast article "COVID Truthers Have Found a New ‘Pandemic’ to Freak Out About." 

See related: COVID-19, Cybersecurity

Yinger quoted in Daily Beast article on diverse communities

April 5, 2021
According to U.S. Census data, there is a 30 percentage-point gap in homeownership between Blacks and whites—larger than it was in the 1960s, prior to when the Fair Housing Act was passed.

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