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Why are private prisons controversial? 3 questions answered

John M. Eason, University of Wisconsin-Madison Editor’s note: Private prisons have long stirred controversy, most recently over their role in housing undocumented immigrants and asylum...

A quarter of US parents are unmarried – and that changes...

Orestes 'Pat' Hastings, Colorado State University and Daniel Schneider, University of California, Berkeley Family structure in America is sharply divided by class and race. While 84%...

23% of young black women now identify as bisexual

Tristan Bridges, University of California, Santa Barbara and Mignon R. Moore, Barnard College Since 1972, social scientists have studied the General Social Survey to chart...

23% of young black women now identify as bisexual

Tristan Bridges, University of California, Santa Barbara and Mignon R. Moore, Barnard College Since 1972, social scientists have studied the General Social Survey to chart...

Why fewer and fewer Americans are getting divorced

Tera R. Jordan, Iowa State University Fewer and fewer Americans are getting divorced, with the rates falling 18% between 2008 and 2016. Among American adults, there...

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...

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The NRA’s journey from marksmanship to political brinkmanship

Robert Spitzer, State University of New York College at Cortland The mass shooting on Valentine’s Day in Parkland, Florida, ripped at the hearts...