Displaying items by tag: poverty

Monday, 20 September 2021 11:11

OPINION: Income and poverty facts matter

The income of the median American household fell by nearly 3% last year as the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent regulations shuttered many businesses for months, closed others for good, and forced still other employers to cut back on hours and wages for the people they still employed.

Published in Opinion

FLORENCE, S.C. — The McLeod Health Foundation has received two grants from The Duke Endowment totaling $1,225,000 to provide home-based primary care to patients in rural communities through  nurse-facilitated telehealth as well as expand school-based telehealth programs in five rural counties in South  Carolina.  

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 05 July 2021 13:37

OPINION: What to do when they're wrong

Here are three true statements, as best I can determine. First, Americans of all backgrounds have experienced gigantic declines in poverty over the past two generations. Second, most diversity training is worse than a waste of time. Third, police officers are no more likely to kill minorities than they are to kill whites during traffic stops or arrests.

Published in Opinion