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4 of the Most Important Findings From a New Report on Black Women in America
Black women face inequality at every level.
Is It Worth It to Try to Get Rich People to Realize They’re Lucky?
If it’s such an uphill battle, as the research suggests, is it worth maybe trying something else instead?
3 Insights About Inequality in American Health Care
Despite being the richest and most powerful country in the world, America continues to do a terrible job taking care of its vulnerable citizens.
Society Becomes Less Trusting When More People Don’t Have Health Insurance
The social fabric of an entire neighborhood changes when some residents lose their coverage.
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Why Scandinavians Care More Than Americans About Inequality
“Fairness” means different things.
Is the Mindfulness Craze Turning Us Into Suckers?
When people focus too much on psychological tricks, there’s a chance they can miss the bigger forces swirling around.
mind the gender gap
The Average Woman Works 4 Years Longer Than Her Male Peers
That’s one month of extra labor each year.
How the Block You Live on Affects Your Shot at Success
Location, location, location.
Why Americans Ignore the Role of Luck in Everything
In a talk about his new book on luck, the economist Robert Frank offered some ideas for increasing luck awareness.
The Rich Spend More Time With Friends, the Poor Spend More Time With Family
How your income influences your social life.
Cute Kids Are Even Cuter When They’re Calling Out Pay Inequality
Now if only adults would get with it.
Does Highly Visible Wealth Make Inequality Worse?
A new game-based study offers some insights.
Dopamine Might Make People More Egalitarian
An interesting new study suggests it has some promise at least.
White People Think Black People Are Magical
And this tendency is probably doing some damage.
The Subtle Ways Classroom Layout Affects Learning
All those posters on the walls can get distracting.
Marriage Enthusiasts, Hesitants, and Delayers
Most college students fall into one of the three categories, and there are some big gender and class divides.
Family Dinners Aren’t Realistic for Everyone
They’re just a fantasy for a lot of busy or poor families.