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Most of America’s rural areas are doomed to decline

David Swenson, Iowa State University Since the Great Recession, most of the nation’s rural counties have struggled to recover lost jobs and retain their people....

At work, women and people of color still have not broken...

Tesa Rigel Hines, Purdue University Northwest Did you notice the race of your barista this morning? What about the sex of your mechanic? I have observed...

Identicide: How demographic shifts can rip a country apart

Monica Duffy Toft, Tufts University What happens to a country when its core national identity – its preferred image of itself in terms of race...

Pet owners want to be masters, not servants – which is...

Colleen P. Kirk, New York Institute of Technology Cat videos may rule the internet, but dogs possess mastery of their owners’ hearts – at least...

Skilled blue-collar jobs are growing – though women aren’t getting them

Eric Hoyt, University of Massachusetts Amherst and JD Swerzenski, University of Massachusetts Amherst In the press, the phrase “blue collar” is often used as shorthand...

Millennials are US$1 trillion in debt – but they’re better at...

Jimmie Lenz, University of South Carolina New findings from the New York Federal Reserve reveal that millennials have now racked up over US$1 trillion of...

The soaring cost of US child care, in 5 charts

Heidi Steinour, University of South Florida The cost of having children in the U.S. has climbed exponentially since the 1960s. So it’s no wonder the...

Why do so many Americans now support legalizing marijuana?

Amy Adamczyk, City University of New York; Christopher Thomas, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Jacob Felson, William Paterson University American views on marijuana...

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Joanne M. Pierce, College of the Holy Cross The recent dispute over whether Pope Francis denied the existence of hell in an interview attracted wide...