Category Archives: Demographics

How millennials could kill politics as we know it – if they care to

By Hunter Schwarz, CNN’s COVER/LINE Millennials could be one of the biggest political forces in America today, if they wanted. Defined by Pew as those born between 1981 to 1996, millennials make up about 22% of the US population, and … Continue reading

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5 facts about U.S. suburbs

By Ruth Igielnik and Anna Brown of Pew Research Politically, the suburbs are evenly divided overall, but some have a clear Democratic or Republican tilt. Poverty has increased more sharply in the suburbs than in urban or rural counties. Although … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Demographics, income, Pew Research, Political parties, Republicans, Senior citizens, 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

Neoliberalism: The Idea That Swallowed The World

The word “neoliberalism” has become a rhetorical weapon, but it properly names the reigning ideology of our era – one that venerates the logic of the market and strips away the things that make us human. Last summer, researchers at … Continue reading

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A Census Question That Could Change How Power Is Divided in America

By Emily Badger of the New York Times ‘Is this person a citizen?’ The answer could mean less representation for populous states and big cities. A citizenship question on the 2020 census has already drawn challenges from states that fear … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Demographics, Immigrants, New York Times, United States