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America’s ghost legions of idle men

Michael Cook | 18 October 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, employment, missing men, USA
Male employment rate reaches Great Depression-era levels, with nearly 1 out of 6 working-age men no longer looking for employment

Policies: the forgotten element in the US election

Thomas E. Patterson | 27 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, media, USA
The stakes in November are high. Why isn't the media covering policy debates?

America, prepare to take your medicine

John Robson | 21 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, USA
Never before have voters elected a crook, knowing that she was a crook

America’s legendary ignorance about Africa persists

Julius A. Amin | 20 September 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, USA

Here’s how homeschooling is evolving in America

Kyle Greenwalt | 13 September 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: education, homeschooling, USA

Is bioscience spinning its wheels?

Karl D. Stephan | 06 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: science journals, science policy, USA
Perhaps American scientists need to work more in teams, rather than as isolated geniuses

Critics: try reading what I actually wrote about Clinton and Trump

J. Budziszewski | 18 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, USA
My argument for sitting out the election is based on facts about the candidates' characters

Remembering a true Texas engineer

Karl D. Stephan | 16 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: engineering, engineering ethics, professionalism, Texas, USA
Ulysses Cephas is not a household name, but he is a symbol of integrity, service and true professionalism.

The rapidly declining practice of international adoption

Marcus Roberts | 12 August 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adoption, USA

Sitting out this hand

J. Budziszewski | 02 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, USA
A philosopher argues that it is not possible for him to vote for either candidate for president in the US election.

Americans are dying at a greater rate

Marcus Roberts | 13 June 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: mortality rate, USA

The decline of the dragon

Marcus Roberts | 25 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, China, demographic decline, USA

A new portrait of American slavery emerges

Joshua Rothman | 24 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: slavery, USA
Over the years, slave-owners placed 200,000 newspaper ads for escaped slaves

Why are Americans killing themselves?

Marcus Roberts | 19 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: suicide, USA

A 6-year-old punched an 8-year-old and what happened next is sheer lunacy

Izzy Kalman | 02 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bullying, USA
The wrong heads will roll for the folly of anti-bully psychology

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