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The US economy likely just entered its longest ever expansion –...

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University The U.S. economy likely surpassed an important milestone last month: Americans are now experiencing the longest economic expansion in the...

Minorities face more obstacles to a lifesaving organ transplant

Camilla Nonterah, University of Richmond Patients who experience organ failure need a transplant to improve their odds of survival and to achieve a better quality...

How dogs help keep multiracial neighborhoods socially segregated

Sarah Mayorga-Gallo, University of Massachusetts Boston Cities in the United States are getting less segregated and, according to a recent national survey, most Americans value...

How millennials are affecting the price of your home

Jimmie Lenz, University of South Carolina It used to be that everyone wanted to buy a home, seeking pleasure and security, as well as the...

3 ways $2 trillion for infrastructure can fight inequality too

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University Imagine you have US$2 trillion to spend on patching up America’s crumbling roads, levees and other infrastructure. What would you...

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...

Does most of your paycheck go to rent? That may be...

Jessica Owens-Young, American University New data on health across the U.S. shows that high housing costs are harming Americans’ health – and that some communities...

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As gatekeepers, moms hold keys to shared parenting duties

Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, The Ohio State University As writer (and mother) Judith Shulevitz accurately explained in a New York Times op-ed, mothers often shoulder the lion’s...