Public News Service - Social Issues

MINNEAPOLIS -- Four Minneapolis police officers have been fired following the death of a black man Monday night. The American Civil Liberties Union ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas -- It's estimated that about half of the people who have died from COVID-19 have been nursing home residents, and senior advocates want ...Read More
NEW YORK -- Seniors, community, faith and labor leaders joined in vigils at nursing homes over the Memorial Day weekend to demand more protections ...Read More
DANVILLE, Ky. -- A Lincoln County asparagus farmer and retired U.S. Marine who supports a universal basic income is running against long-time ...Read More
YAKIMA, Wash. -- Latinos in a Washington state community are fighting for fairness in elections. In Yakima County, members of the county commission ...Read More
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, Iowa's first responders say the state should no longer hold off on ...Read More
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Today is the last day Kentuckians can register to vote, and county clerks across the state are preparing for a voting process that ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Advocates for fairness in higher education are praising the University of California system for dropping consideration of ...Read More
By Lornet Turnbull for Yes! Broadcast version by Eric Tegethoff for Public News Service Reporting for the YES! Magazine Media-Washington News Service ...Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky has the highest rate in the nation of food insecurity among older adults, and that's likely to worsen amid the COVID-19 ...Read More
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