As an economic downturn hurts folks across the United States, one of the most important things for workers is stability. According to a study done by the Society for Human Resource Management, most employees are prioritizing their compensation, job security and opportunity to use their skills.
Conspiracy theories and hoaxes have been around for a long time, even well before the advent of the internet, but in recent years it seems more and more Americans are willing to openly embrace them, particularly as high-ranking government officials, including the former president, amplify the voices of those spreading disinformation.
It was 1960 when then-senator John F. Kennedy was on the campaign trail speaking to students from the University of Michigan, challenging them to travel abroad and assist other countries overseas. This establishing moment was what sparked Kennedy to eventually create the Peace Corps in 1961 when he became president.