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News Clips | November 17, 2021

U of Utah professor argues digital divide is a human rights issue

COVID-19 shed a light on the huge digital divide in the country, which is a human rights and social justice issue, argues a University of Utah professor in a recent article published in the Journal of Human Rights and Social Work.

Finland To Let Coworkers Find Out Their Colleagues’ Pay – What About U.S.?

The Finnish government is planning a new law that will allow workers, if they suspect discrimination, to find out what their colleagues earn.

Utah's methane problem needs to be capped, researchers say

A new study of gas emissions in eastern Utah yielded a surprising result that could change the discussion of methane reduction.

The Americans who are getting the worst of the surge in inflation

With inflation at a 30-year high, Americans are about to face a holiday season marked by surging food prices.

U.S. COVID cases start to rise again as the holidays approach

It's a worrying sign for the U.S. ahead of the holiday travel season: coronavirus infections are rising in more than half of all states. Experts warn this could be the start of an extended winter surge.

The Fight Over Maryland’s Digital Advertising Tax, Part 1

In the first of a two-episode series, Professor Young Ran (Christine) Kim of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law discusses her views on the federal lawsuit challenging Maryland’s digital advertising tax.

Dave R. Woolstenhulme: Don’t believe the stories about higher education not being worth it

All evidence shows that getting a degree or a certificate pays off for the student and the economy.

University of Utah experts say early positive education, culture of kindness can combat bullying

The death last week of a 10-year-old black, autistic Utah girl who took her own life has again elevated the importance of talking about suicide.

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