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  1. Mar 2022
    1. Supreme Court has repeatedly recognized that youth are less blameworthy than adults and more capable of change and rehabilitation


  2. Nov 2021
    1. It may provide one with the appearance of or temporary emotional safety, however, if not careful, social distancing can be very isolating. No person is an island, and isolation may lead to depression and greater anxiety in a time when having healthy support is so important.


    2. These social situations can range from interpersonal relationships with known individuals to being in large crowds with unfamiliar people. It is, according to the Social Anxiety Organization, the third largest mental health concern in the United States


    1. Recently, after having a good conversation outdoors with a friend, I found myself feeling tense, wondering, Was that weird? After slowing down to notice the situation, my thoughts and my feelings, I pinpointed that my discomfort stemmed from our stiff parting, which, with the awkward air hugging and masks, felt a bit like amateur miming


  3. Oct 2021
    1. but a number are, especially obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, acute stress disorder and separation anxiety disorder.


    2. What’s more, social distancing denies PTSD patients one of their most effective therapeutic strategies: company. Detachment from family, friends, other relationships and previously pleasurable activities are all hallmarks of PTSD, according to the Mayo Clinic.


    3. But anecdotally, at least, doctors are reporting both new anxieties among existing patients, and relapses among former ones.


    4. When the whole world is going to pieces, it’s awfully hard for the human mind—a fragile thing in the best of times—to cope, and more and more, doctors are reporting the spread of despair, worry and depression among their patients, especially those already suffering from some form of anxiety disorder.


    5. “I’m seeing a lot of disappointment among patients,” says Chicago-based psychologist Patrick McGrath, head of clinical services for NOCD, a telemedicine site that provides online treatment with licensed practitioners for people suffering from OCD. “Someone with social anxiety disorder will say, ‘I was in the middle of treatment, I was just getting out and meeting people and this is setting me back.'”


    1. “Dealing with long periods of isolation can increase social anxiety,” said Leslie Adams, LCPC, CADC, case therapist at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. “Even those who would consider themselves naturally more extroverted could be struggling.”


    2. Experts say it’s natural to feel anxious and have a degree of social dysfunction after living through a year of a global pandemic.


    3. Over the last year, we’ve been continuously adapting to a new reality, living in uncertain times and constant fear of the impact of a deadly virus on our own health and that of our loved ones.


    1. Rates of social anxiety disorder, school refusal, and agoraphobia increased because of the simple fact that people were isolated and avoided social contact for so long.


    2. the common advice during the pandemic was to avoid the outside world, a behavior that served to reinforce social anxiety. 


    3. A 2021 study of 240 U.S. adults found that social anxiety symptoms significantly increased during the COVID shutdowns.


  4. Jan 2021
    1. A three-day general admission pass to Coachella, which has been postponed from spring to fall this year, is $430 before fees


    2. they are pivoting to producing events online in the coming weeks and months — movie live streams followed by virtual Q & As, including a weekly movie club.

      Turning everything to virtual livestreams to make some type of money

    3. You raise the money that you need to put on your festival, and then you put on your festival and you have to start all over again

      A cycle

    4. With just one tug of a string — just one cancellation or postponement of a festival that might take up to a full year to prepare for — it can all fall apart.

      It can have a dramatic change

    5. Hundreds of thousands of people attend the conference each year, bringing with them hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue to Austin.

      Need money to continue the festival

    6. In early March, the massive multimedia festival held in Austin, Tex. was canceled by city officials just a week before it was scheduled to


    1. For Digital Mirage, a virtual electronic music festival first held in early April, the performers, including Kaskade, A-Trak and Flosstradamus, played for free, while viewer donations raised $300,000 for the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund.

      Also a chance to raise money for funds/charities

    2. The country’s largest concert promoter, Live Nation, which furloughed 20 percent of its staff as part of a $600 million cost-cutting effort, has been aggregating artists’ free livestreams on its website, and planning for more highly produced fan-less concerts that could generate revenue through advertising or ticket sales.

      More alternatives made for fans to enjoy music while artist and company make lost money

    3. In April, Pollstar estimated that worldwide ticket revenue would tumble by about 75 percent, or $8.9 billion if concerts didn’t return in 2020.

      Crazy of how much money you can lose very quickly

    4. On July 7, Topeka livestreamed a “front row experience” for a Jason Isbell show, during which 150 fans paid $100 per stream to see and be seen by Isbell, mimicking some of the interactive qualities of a real concert. The event was recorded and will be offered later to more than 2,000 fans at $25 a ticket on July 23.

      Still sometimes have to pay per view for the company

    5. Since the concert industry shut down in mid-March, the livestream has become ubiquitous.

      Finding alternatives to still have concerts.

    6. Nearly 10,000 fans watched her 30-minute performance on Pitchfork’s Instagram, for free.

      Wow thats a lot! :))