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How the shift in abortion access could clear a path to poverty, higher mortality rates
Jun 28, 2022

How the shift in abortion access could clear a path to poverty, higher mortality rates

Lina-Maria Murillo, an assistant professor of gender, women’s and sexuality studies at the University of Iowa, speaks with us about the changing landscape of abortion access and the consequences of those changes. David Kelly of J.P. Morgan joins us to discuss the markets. Corporate leadership is becoming less politically bipartisan, according to a recent research paper.

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State abortion bans will push people "deeper into poverty," professor says

And for teens, says Lina-Maria Murillo, "you're essentially cutting them off from making major decisions about the future."
"In a country that has fought vehemently against universal health care, our maternal mortality rates are some of the worst in the industrialized world. Forcing birth is only going to make that worse," says Lina-Maria Murillo of the University of Iowa.
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As the U.S. becomes more politically polarized, so does corporate leadership, paper says

Jun 28, 2022
Research indicates executives in a given company are now more likely to all be of the same party, and that has consequences.
"Executive teams have become more partisan. We like to match with other like-minded individuals," said Elisabeth Kempf, a professor at the University of Chicago and a co-author of the paper. 
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