Washington Post: Faith activism amid pandemic spans causes and denominations

Washington Post: Faith activism amid pandemic spans causes and denominations. “One religious leader appeared with nursing home workers seeking safer conditions. Another broadcast a roundtable with colleagues in three states. Another talked about a campaign he helps lead that’s raised more than $1 million for masks and hand sanitizer. In one 24-hour period this week, three prominent people of faith from different denominations pushed for more aid to workers and areas most acutely affected by the coronavirus. All three are leaders in the black church –- underscoring the outsized pain the pandemic has exacted on communities of color -– but Christian advocacy on behalf of lower-income populations struggling with the virus is a diverse and nationwide cause.”

KSLA: Psychologists see link between PTSD, violent social media posts

KSLA: Psychologists see link between PTSD, violent social media posts</a. "A study by Dr. Pam Ramsden, of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Bradford, found that viewing violent new events such as [those] on social media can cause people to experience symptoms similar to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)." I was just thinking about this this morning, only I was thinking about the people on Mechanical Turk. Apparently some of those folks have to regularly look at horrifying, graphic images without any kind of help or support system.