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Transgender Americans are more likely to be unemployed and poor

Christopher Carpenter, Vanderbilt University and Gilbert Gonzales, Vanderbilt University The United States Supreme Court will issue a ruling this year in a landmark case that...

Is workplace rudeness on the rise?

Shannon G. Taylor, University of Central Florida You don’t have to look hard to see uncivil behavior these days, whether in political discourse, in college...

Parental leave laws are failing single parents

Deborah Widiss, Indiana University The two parties in Congress don’t agree on much these days. However, in the final days of December, they struck a...

Children of color already make up the majority of kids in...

Rogelio Sáenz, The University of Texas at San Antonio and Dudley L. Poston, Jr., Texas A&M University Demographers project that whites will become a...

Why are so few people born on Christmas Day, New Year’s...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University Christmas and New Year’s are days of celebration in many parts of the world when people gather with family and...

Transgender homeless Americans find few protections in the law

Jonah DeChants, Colorado State University Ben Carson, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, made news earlier this year for his statements about...

Like ‘Little Women,’ books by Zitkála-Šá and Taha Hussein are classics

Sheila Cordner, Boston University I’m a scholar of literature who spends a lot of time thinking about why certain stories continue to be revisited, and...

Payday lenders have embraced installment loans to evade regulations – but...

Paige Marta Skiba, Vanderbilt University and Caroline Malone, Vanderbilt University Installment loans seem like a kinder, gentler version of their “predatory” cousin, the payday loan....

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The Supreme Court takes on gerrymandering: 6 essential reads

Aviva Rutkin, The Conversation Editor’s note: The following is roundup of archival stories. On June 19, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear Gill...