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Dewar Co-Authors Study on Property Tax Relief and Foreclosure Prevention in Detroit

Professor Emerita Margaret Dewar discusses her research about property tax delinquency, and the impact of reduced institutional barriers of property tax on the number of owner occupied foreclosures. November 5, 2019. # #ArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #web-article #TaubmanCollegeofArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #Society #Inequality #UrbanPlanning #MargaretDewar ​​​​​​​​


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Rethinking Authenticity: U-M Art Professor Explores Intersection of Power, Labor and Consumerism

Art & Design Professor Rebekah Modrak discusses her artwork and how it displays social inequalities and the disconnect between socioeconomic classes in America. October 23, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #ArtsandCulture #Society #Inequality #ArtandDesign #SafiyaMerchant #RebekahModrak ​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedArts ​​


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Elizabeth Moje Discusses Troubling and Inequitable Trend to Staff Michigan Classrooms with Long-term Substitutes

School of Education Dean Elizabeth Birr Moje discusses the alarmingly high concentration of long-term substitutes, not trained to be full-time teachers, in low-income urban and rural areas. August 15, 2019. #5mins #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Career #Education #Children #Inequality #ElizabethBirrMoje


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Pediatricians Offer Four Tips to Teach Kindness to Kids

Michigan Medicine Pediatricians Nia Heard-Garris & Danielle Erkoboni give advice for promoting kindness in children and combatting all of the negative hate-speech in the media and the world today. January 16, 2017. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #ArtsandCulture #Children #Pediatrics #MentalHealth #Inequality


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Growing Life Expectancy Inequality in US Cannot Be Blamed on Opioids Alone

School of Public Health Professor Arline Geronimus explains her research on the growing lifespan gap between less and more educated Americans, suggesting that rather than an increase in "deaths of despair," less-educated Americans face more stress-and the resulting health effects-from working so hard. June 13, 2019. # #PublicHealth #webarticle #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Opioids #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Inequality


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White Americans Should Care About Wealth Inequality, Too

School of Social Work faculty William Elliott III and Trina Shanks debunk the traditional wealth gap concerning race and highlighting the top-bottom wealth inequality, emphasizing the importance of uniting under redistributive policies. May 2, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Government/Politics #Inequality #Economics #RaceandEthnicity #Policy #WilliamElliottIII #TrinaShanks ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Stark Racial, Financial Divides Found in Opioid Addiction Treatment

Michigan Medicine Assistant Professor Pooja Lagisetty reveals in a study the large racial and financial discrepancies in how Americans receive treatments to aid in opioid addiction, noting trends in outpatient prescriptions of buprenorphine. May 8, 2019. #Kara-Gavin #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Opioids #Addiction #HealthcareCosts #Inequality #PoojaLagisetty ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Dutch Memorial Day: Maintaining Colonial Innocence by Excluding People of Color

U-M Director of Dutch and Flemish Studies, Annemarie Toebosch, discusses Dutch Memorial Day and why Indonesia has faced its history of decolonization, but the Netherlands has not, further examining the issues of inclusion in the Dutch-language area. May 3, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Government/Politics #Global #History #Inequality #Military #AnnemarieToebosch ​​​​​​​​​​​


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The Urgent Need for Democrats to Embrace Progressive Policies

U-M Political Science Professor Emeritus Daniel Levine assesses the progressive tendencies, including ideas of inclusivity and access to education, of the Democratic party and explains his reasoning. January 21, 2019. #5-15mins #webarticle #TheConversation #GovernmentandPolitics #Policy #Inequality #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion


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10% Happier: Stevenson and Wolfers Talk Wealth Inequality and Redistribution

Ford School of Public Policy professors Justin Wolfers and Betsey Stevenson discuss their research on the relationship between wealth inequality and happiness, finding that income increases make one happier but at a decreasing rate. March 1, 2019. #5-15minutes #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #Inequality #Economics ​​​​​​​​