Census Officials Say They Can’t Meet Trump’s Deadline for Population Count

Officials have concluded the Census Bureau won’t have data on time to carry out the administration’s goal of stripping unauthorized immigrants from population totals for apportionment.

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If Restaurants Go, What Happens to Cities?

Restaurants have been crucial in drawing the young and highly educated to live and work in central cities. The pandemic could erode that foundation.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #population, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #restaurants, #shutdowns-institutional, #urban-areas

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Calamities Challenge California’s Economic Foundation

The pandemic and wildfires have underscored issues of housing and growth. Will the disruptions and dislocations force the state to chart a new course?

#california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #global-warming, #population, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #relocation-of-business, #wildfires

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Supreme Court Speeds Case on Excluding Undocumented Immigrants in Redistricting

A lower court had ruled that the Trump administration’s plan to alter the census count for congressional reapportionment violated federal law.

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The Virus Sent Droves to a Small Town. Suddenly, It’s Not So Small.

The population boomed in Winhall, Vt., as people tried to get away from Covid-19 hot spots. Bear complaints are up. Plumbers are booked until Christmas. And the dump is “sheer pandemonium.”

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #population, #vermont

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Federal Judge Bars Trump Administration From Ending Census Early

The ruling says the census, which was delayed for months because of the coronavirus, needs more time to get an accurate count.

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Matthew Yglesias Thinks There Should Be ‘One Billion Americans’

In his new book, the journalist and co-founder of Vox argues that dramatic population growth could revitalize the nation.

#books-and-literature, #global-warming, #immigration-and-emigration, #one-billion-americans-the-case-for-thinking-bigger-book, #population, #united-states, #yglesias-matthew

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As Census Count Resumes, Doubts About Accuracy Continue to Grow

Officials project optimism. But a chorus of experts says the pandemic and politics could lead to a deeply flawed count.

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Kamala Harris, Daughter of Immigrants, Is the Face of America’s Demographic Shift

Her parents’ arrival to Berkeley as young graduate students was the beginning of a historic wave of immigration from outside Europe that would change the United States in ways its leaders never imagined.

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In California, It Will Take More Than a Parade to Save an Imperiled Census

Many Latinos in low-income communities say they are hearing a message about the 2020 census: Your participation is not wanted.

#california, #census, #census-bureau, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hispanic-americans, #immigration-and-emigration, #population, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

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At the Census Bureau, a Technical Memo Raises Alarms Over Politics

A directive orders experts to find ways to tally undocumented residents. Some fear the end result will be a skewed allotment of seats in the House of Representatives.

#census, #census-bureau, #cogley-nathaniel-t, #commerce-department, #house-of-representatives, #illegal-immigration, #korzeniewski-adam, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment

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An Incomplete Census Hurts Everyone. Even Trump.

The president doesn’t realize his supporters will lose out too if the count is brought to an early close.

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New Census Worry: A Rushed Count Could Mean a Botched One

Stalled by the pandemic, the count is supposed to resume soon. But census experts are rattled by signs of a push from the White House to finish it early.

#census, #census-bureau, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment

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Mass Extinctions Are Accelerating, Scientists Report

Five hundred species are likely to become extinct over the next two decades, according to a new study.

#animals, #biodiversity, #ceballos-gerardo, #conservation-of-resources, #ehrlich-paul-r, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #international-union-for-conservation-of-nature, #missouri-botanical-garden, #national-autonomous-university, #population, #proceedings-of-the-national-academy-of-sciences, #your-feed-science

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Coronavirus Escape: City to Suburbs

The pandemic has convinced some New Yorkers that it’s time to finally give up on city living.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #glen-ridge-nj, #manhattan-nyc, #montclair-nj, #new-york-city, #new-york-metropolitan-area, #population, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #shutdowns-institutional, #suburbs, #weston-conn, #westport-conn

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‘There’s No More Water’: Climate Change on a Drying Island

A delicate ecosystem was disrupted in the Comoros, off East Africa, when forests were cleared to make way for farmland. The consequences offer lessons for other parts of the developing world.

#agriculture-and-farming, #comoros, #forests-and-forestry, #global-warming, #migrant-labor-agriculture, #population, #rivers, #third-world-and-developing-countries, #united-nations-environment-program, #water

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Who Is Immune to the Coronavirus?

About this question, too, decisions with great consequences are being made, as they must be, based on only glimmers of data.

#antibodies, #colds, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #epidemics, #faroe-islands, #immune-system, #infections, #italy, #mers-middle-east-respiratory-syndrome, #population, #sars-severe-acute-respiratory-syndrome, #south-korea, #tests-medical, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Density Is New York City’s Big ‘Enemy’ in the Coronavirus Fight

New York is more crowded than any large city in the country. That helps explain why it is the U.S. epicenter of the outbreak.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #frieden-thomas-r, #garcetti-eric-m, #los-angeles-calif, #new-york-city, #population, #quarantines, #shutdowns-institutional

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Aging, Rising, Brainy, Booming: Super Tuesday Economies Pose Wider Test

The 14 states can be sorted into four general types. (Minnesota and Virginia may be more alike than you think.)

#economic-conditions-and-trends, #income, #labor-and-jobs, #population, #presidential-election-of-2020, #primaries-and-caucuses, #states-us, #united-states-economy

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