By Christopher Butler

Originally reported in April 2021, Bussolari is a psychologist, researcher and professor at University of San Francisco where she studies grief and the human-pet connection

Possibly one of the biggest reliefs of the COVID-19 pandemic is the fact the virus doesn’t spread through pets. Since humans are…


The infamous 1971 experiment became a criticized spectacle, but it still holds real-world implications for the epidemic of excessive violence among American police departments

In the summer of 1971, 24 college men filed into the boarded-up basement of Stanford University’s psychology department building. They were joining psychologist Phil Zimbardo’s simulated…


The week before Thanksgiving, Boston resident Michelle Monti, 24, was hoping to get tested for COVID-19 before she would head to her parents house to celebrate the holiday. …


In many ways, the facts laid out in the mainstream media are not recognizable when compared to the array of narratives, ideas, and theories thrown around on social media. This has never been more evident than in the 2020 election cycle. Here’s the kicker: The sitting U.S. …


Virginia Delegate Lashrecse Aird. (Lashrecse Aird)

“This pandemic is really putting a spotlight on disparities, barriers and challenges that have long existed that we have simply failed to fully address.”

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The following is a transcript of the interview conducted by GovSight Executive Producer Josh Henry and Editor Chris Butler with Virginia Delegate Lashrecse Aird on coronavirus safety, the response in her district and her legislative push for…


Los Angeles has already seen reduced air pollution. (Sean Work/Flickr)

City skylines have already cleared amid reduced travel, but positive environmental effects won’t last with these new policies in place.

While the coronavirus cripples the United States, with almost 52,000 deaths and 906,000 reported cases, President Donald Trump has asserted several policies in the past few weeks that could increase…


9/11 Memorial, New York. (Vittorio Dell’Aquila/Flickr)

The coronavirus pandemic has brought roughly 12 times as many deaths across the country as the attacks on September 11, 2001.

Nearly 19 years ago, terrorist attacks that brought down the Twin Towers rocked the country, causing one of the most devastating national tragedies since the attack on Pearl Harbor.


Pete Buttigieg. (Shelly Prevost/Flickr)

To qualify for Win the Era’s support, candidates must have similar political beliefs to the former mayor.

Former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is forming a political action committee called Win the Era to “endorse candidates who represent generational change” and support candidates who are not well known.

This move is…


States with stay-at-home-orders. (Sofia Barnett/GovSight)

38 states have issued “shelter-in-place” policies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

State and county governments across the country are starting to take action within their own communities in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Several states have issued shelter-in-place policies, similar to something we might see during natural…

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