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IRS Budget Cuts Result in $34.3 Billion in Lost Tax Revenue From Large Firms

Budget cuts at the Internal Revenue Service threaten the agency's effectiveness and have led to billions of dollars in lost tax revenue, new research from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business shows.

– Indiana University

The Accounting Review

Embargo expired on 15-Aug-2019 at 00:00 ET

It’s Not You, It’s the Network

The result of the 2016 US presidential election was, for many, a surprise lesson in social perception bias — peoples’ tendency to assume that others think as we do, and to underestimate the size and influence of a minority party. Long documen...

– Santa Fe Institute

Nature Human Behaviour

Embargo expired on 12-Aug-2019 at 11:00 ET

National Narcissism Rears Its Head in Study of WWII

World War II was, by any measure, a massive undertaking that involved huge loss and suffering.  The countries involved — Allied and Axis — committed substantial resources and sacrificed an astounding number of human lives. No matter how much a ...

– Washington University in St. Louis

PNAS, Aug. 12, 2019

Study Examines How Media Around the World Frame Climate Change News

Rich countries politicize issue, while poor countries present climate change as international concern

– University of Kansas

Global Environmental Change

Rutgers Releases Comprehensive Report on How Cultural Factors Affect Chinese Americans' Health

Rutgers researchers present an unprecedented exploration of cultural factors concerning Chinese Americans' health in a special edition of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS). Seventeen research papers study elder abuse, cognitive fu...

– Institute for Health, Healthcare Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society(JAGS)

Graphic Cigarette Warnings Focus of FDA Proposed Rule Released Today

Today the FDA issued its proposal for graphic warnings on cigarettes, a long overdue step says the American Thoracic Society in curbing the adverse health effects associated with smoking. Comments on the proposed rule are due by October 15, 2019. The...

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– American Thoracic Society (ATS)


Does the inverted yield curve really point to an impending #recession? What does this all mean? Bob Barbera, an economist and Director of the Center for Financial Economics at @JohnsHopkins can help you make sense of it all.

– Johns Hopkins University

Rutgers Poison Control Expert Available to Discuss the FDA’s Warning About Miracle Mineral Solution

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Prolonged Unrest Likely to Spring From India’s Decision to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Pakistan-India Relations Expert Available to Comment on Kashmir Situation

– Ithaca College

ATS Expert Available to Comment on FDA Proposed Rule on Graphic Warning Labels for Cigarettes

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Emmett Till’s Continuing Impact on Social Justice Efforts in U.S.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A former EPA administrator is available to comment on the lawsuit filed over the Trump Administration's attempts to ease restrictions on coal burning power plants under the Clean Power Plan

– Indiana University

WashU Expert: Proposed changes will stamp out ‘countless species’

– Washington University in St. Louis

News headlines show new #vaping concerns related to #teens. #Policy initiatives needed to prevent access @atscommunity.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Cybersecurity Expert Available to Comment on New NSA Task Force to Battle Russian Election Interference

– Indiana University

Joanna Dreby, University at Albany, is available to speak to media about immigration. Her research focuses on family dynamics under conditions of increased globalization, with specific expertise in Mexican migrants & their children.

– University at Albany, State University of New York

What Jeffrey Epstein's suicide means for his accusers

– Case Western Reserve University

Christopher Smith from #MSU Criminal Justice is an expert in prisoner-rights and can speak to what Epstein's situation prior to his death

– Michigan State University

Criminal justice expert, author on books about prison oversight, can answer Qs for Epstein case follow-up stories

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Trump immigration rules force families to choose between their health and staying together, @umich experts say

– University of Michigan

Trump's draft online censorship EO is in violation of the First Amendment, says free speech expert

– University of Delaware

Radio Silence From White House and UN Security Council After N. Korean Missile Launches

– University of Notre Dame

UCI anthropology professor can comment on new rules on U.S. immigrants who are poor

– University of California, Irvine

Mental Illness Does Not Cause Racism, Society’s Ills

– University of Texas at El Paso





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