The parts that made it into the show, and the parts that didn't.
When you look at what has happened since the recession in 2008, the decline in birth was pretty dramatic, but it was all among women under age 35.
Amazon continued its assault on real people named Alexa in 2021, degraded the cultural value of the name through association with its robot servant product. The trend in girls given the name Alexa is very dramatic: I've been writing about the Alexa trend since 2018. You can see the previous posts here. I would also…
I made a short survey on how researchers use and experience social media. If you work in an academic or other research setting, in the US, and use social media at least in part for your work, please consider taking a 10- minute survey. Feel free to share! Here's a link: https://bit.ly/3LXGMa0 Thank you!
Conservatives get one thing right: Abortion rights are a fundamental, clash-of-civilization-level battle. What is at stake, in the overturning of Roe v. Wade, is a woman’s autonomy over her own body, yes, but with it the foundation of modern family life.
Two year follow-up to a post on path dependence.
Do family demography in light of disasters, inequalities, identities, and policies as messy, incoherent, unpredictable features of society – not bugs in the ointment of modern progress.
Two countries with legal same-sex marriage have never gone to war. So?
If one-half of the 2.2 million refugees are children, that's 1.1 million, which is 13% of the Ukraine's children. This is two weeks in, with no end in sight.
They gave ivermectin to thousands of people outside of a controlled experiment. Was that unethical and bad medicine given the state of knowledge in late 2020? Yes.