Category Archives: civilization

Historian on violence against Jews: Words matter

By Wayne Flynt in AL.Com Historian and author Wayne Flynt delivered a message about violence against Jews in Pittsburgh at Beth Shalom Synagogue in Auburn, Alabama on Friday, November 2. This is his message: Every WORD counts. Every WORD has … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmative Action, civilization, Controversial, Quotations, Racism, terrorism, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

The Most Honest Book About Climate Change Yet

William T. Vollmann’s latest opus is brilliant, but it offers no comfort to its readers. By Nathaniel Rich in the Atlantic The story of climate change hangs on human behavior, not geophysics. William T. Vollmann seeks to understand how “we could … Continue reading

Posted in civilization, Climate, Controversial, Global warming, Thought-Provoking Analysis

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

Video: China is being choked by its deserts. This family is fighting back

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Posted in China, civilization, Climate, Video

Once women overcome early career challenges, they may reap more rewards than male peers, new research shows

By Katherine L. Milkman, professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania There’s still a long way to go and for working women, the news is often demoralizing. We learn of case after case of gross workplace abuses … Continue reading

Posted in Business, civilization, Compensation, Discrimination, Fairness, Gender Gap, income, leadership, Money, Politics, Power, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Women