COVID-19 Pandemic Continues To Reshape Work in America

As more workplaces reopen, most teleworkers say they are working from home by choice rather than necessity Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, roughly six-in-ten U.S. workers who say their jobs can mainly be done from home (59%) are working from home all or most of the time. The vast majority of these workers (83%)Continue reading “COVID-19 Pandemic Continues To Reshape Work in America”

How Music from the Past Influences Pop Music Today

Music is what keeps humans alive. If there were no music, there would be no dancing, no celebrating, and no community. You don’t have to know someone’s language to like a song. Music is a bridge to other people, to the present, and even to the past. Music, specifically older music, connects us to theContinue reading “How Music from the Past Influences Pop Music Today”

Education under attack

Attacks on schools, students and educators are attacks on children’s right to an education – and on their futures. The problem Around the world, attacks on children continue unabated, as warring parties flout one of the most basic rules of war: the protection of children. The protracted nature of conflicts today is affecting the futuresContinue reading “Education under attack”

Cooking Broke

Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff is creamy and packed with umami. You won’t believe it’s dairy-free and vegan! Stroganoff is a classic Russian dish that features a creamy sauce with beef and mushrooms served over wide egg noodles. Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff omits the beef, ups the mushrooms, and uses coconut milk for a versionContinue reading “Cooking Broke”

Monkeypox vs. COVID-19 

Although the sudden emergence of monkeypox can be alarming after over two years of living through the COVID-19 pandemic, monkeypox is not a new virus and does not spread in the same way as COVID-19. The table below shows a comparison of monkeypox and COVID-19.   FAQ Monkeypox COVID-19 How widespread is it? Typically found inContinue reading “Monkeypox vs. COVID-19 “

As inflation rises, low-income households grapple with particular challenges

Low- and moderate-income individuals in the Ninth District share their perspectives on increasing prices ederal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis staff held six listening sessions around Minnesota and South Dakota earlier this year to increase our understanding of inflation’s effects on households and communities with limited economic resources. This article highlights what we learned by talkingContinue reading “As inflation rises, low-income households grapple with particular challenges”