Category Archives: Children

Why Cereal Has Such Aggressive Marketing

From Alex Mayyasi of the Atlantic – Ads by the chicken lobby may convince people to eat a bit more chicken, but an avalanche of Tony the Tiger ads can get tens of thousands of children to eat Frosted Flakes … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Marketing

‘Fortnite’ may be a virtual game, but it’s having real-life, dangerous effects

By Beth Teitell of the Boston Globe – “They are not sleeping. They are not going to school. They are dropping out of social activities. A lot of kids have stopped playing sports so they can do this.” Michael Rich, … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Since Parkland…

From SinceParkland.org – Fatal shootings of children have been on the rise, government data show. But as the deaths mount, the toll is bigger than numbers can capture. Working with The Trace, Miami Herald, and McClatchy, student reporters set out to measure … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Families, Guns and gun control

Americans broadly support legal status for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children

By Carroll Doherty of Pew Research Most Americans favor granting permanent legal status to immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children. And a 56% majority opposes substantially expanding the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading…

Posted in Children, Donald Trump, Immigrants, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

This is the most sexist place in America. For women born there, it will have significant impacts.

Adapted from a story by The Washington Post’s Christopher Ingraham If you want to move to the least sexist state in America, then head to New Hampshire, according to an index of sexist attitudes developed by economists at the University … Continue reading

Posted in Children, civilization, Demographics, Education, Fairness, Families, Gender Gap, income, Marriage, Science, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Washington Post