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How The Loss Of U.S. Psychiatric Hospitals Led To A Mental Health Crisis
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The evaporation of long-term psychiatric facilities in the U.S. has escalated over the past decade, sparked by a trend toward deinstitutionalization of mental health patients in the 1950s and '60s. ...[Read more]
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Meet the pirate queen making academic papers free online
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In cramped quarters at Russia’s Higher School of Economics, shared by four students and a cat, sat a server with 13 hard drives. The server hosted Sci-Hub, a website with over 64 million academic papers available for free to anybody in the world. It was ...[Read more]
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Life expectancy in US down for second year in a row as opioid crisis deepens
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Life expectancy in the US has declined for the second year in a row as the opioid crisis continues to ravage the nation. It is the first time in half a century that there have been two consecutive years of declining life expectancy. Drug overdoses killed ...[Read more]
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Amazon drivers forced to deliver 200 parcels a day with no time for toilet breaks while earning less than minimum wage
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Drivers are being asked to deliver up to 200 parcels a day for Amazon while earning less than the minimum wage, a Sunday Mirror investigation reveals today. I hopped in a white van to spend a day with one driver and experience first-hand the intolerable p ...[Read more]
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Amazon – at What Cost?
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It has been a year since workers at the largest Amazon warehouse in Dunfermline were found camping out in tents in the woods, unable to afford rising rents. Once again the Amazon warehouse is back in the news. ...[Read more]
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Amazon warehouse workers taken away by ambulances after collapsing due to exhaustion
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Amazon workers are so exhausted by long hours and relentless targets they are falling asleep on their feet, according to a new investigation. Employees reportedly had timed toilet breaks, a claim denied by the company. Some were made to do compulsory ov ...[Read more]
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Noam Chomsky on How the United States Developed Such a Scandalous Health System
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Chomsky discusses the historical and political factors that have created and maintained such a shamefully profit-driven health system in the United States. ...[Read more]
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