Category Archives: Demographics

America’s Electoral Map Is Changing

By Rachael Dottle and Galen Druke of FiveThirtyEight – Today’s political landscape is often dismissed as a partisan deadlock in which the vast majority of voters have already made up their minds and will only dig their feet in further … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Demographics, FiveThirtyEight, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

Startup founders say age bias is rampant in tech by age 36

By Leah Fessler in Quartz at Work – WHAT’S MY AGE AGAIN? There’s a scourge in tech that apparently runs even deeper than sexism or racism: ageism. In a wide-ranging survey of US startup founders polled by venture-capital firm First … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Demographics, Discrimination, Fairness, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Younger Americans are better than older Americans at telling factual news statements from opinions

By Jeffrey Gottfried and Elizabeth Grieco of Pew Research While some say wisdom comes with age, younger Americans are better than their elders at separating factual from opinion statements in the news, according to a new analysis from Pew Research … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Demographics, Learning, Pew Research

Most Americans view openness to foreigners as ‘essential to who we are as a nation’

By Hannah Hartig of Pew Research For a large majority of Americans, the country’s openness to people from around the world “is essential to who we are as a nation.” In a new Pew Research Center survey, 68% say America’s … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Immigrants, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Young Voters Might Actually Show Up At The Polls This Year

By Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight The question on many Democrats’ minds is: Will young people turn out to vote in 2018? Recent survey data has liberals worried. In particular, a recent Gallup poll found that only 26 percent of American … Continue reading

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