How racism threatens the response to the coronavirus pandemic

A complex public undertaking like the coronavirus response depends a lot on public trust. But a legacy of systemic racism across multiple institutions has eroded that trust in many minority communities. The big picture: Health care has its own sordid history, from the Tuskegee Study to hospitals’ patient-dumping practices to substandard care for black mothers and babies. Consequently, minorities — especially black…

Just Press Pause!

Relax! It’s possible to slow down, recharge, and ultimately end up way ahead. The MH guide to taking a mental-health day. BY PETER ANDREY SMITHPHOTOGRAPHS BY FREDRIK BRODEN JOE VAN WYK, A 55-YEAR-OLD portrait photographer from Austin, makes a living capturing people’s best moments, even when his life feels totally out of focus. The business…

Never too far down to come back.

No matter what we’re up against, we are never too far down to come back. #YouCantStopUs Join Us | https://t.co/4PA8xvWFag pic.twitter.com/VA30CC2ehg — Nike (@Nike) May 23, 2020 No matter what we’re up against, we are never too far down to come back. #YouCantStopUs

HOW TO DEAL WITH EVERY MONEY PROBLEM DUMPED ON YOU

Some good news: It can all be fixed. you racked up a lot of debt You can’t change the amount you owe, but you can change how much interest you’re paying. The lower the rate, the faster you’ll be able to pay everything off. See if you can transfer your debt to a zero-interest credit…

Public Service Recognition Week: May 3-9, 2020

Personnel Management: “Celebrated annually during the first week of May since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) is time set aside to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees.  “PSRW is organized annually by the Public Employees Roundtable (PER) and its member organizations. “Throughout the country, mayors, governors, agency…