What does a really really small effect that is real and interesting actually mean?
Obama economic adviser on marriage and the gender gap
'If we change society, we reduce discrimination, we’re not going to hold occupational choice constant.'
Obstacles to healthcare aren’t cheap either
Giving away healthcare has a lot of costs, but figuring out who to deny shouldn't be one of them.
Be a man, a Morehouse Man — and treat your boyfriend right
Serious heteronormativity mixed with whatever the opposite of heteronormativity is.
Do people working work in working families?
It's not that "working families" don't exist, it's just the way most people use this term it doesn't mean anything. Search Google images for "working families," and you'll find images like this: And that's pretty much the way the term is used: every family is a working family. To hear the White House talk, you…
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Not your feminist grandmother’s patriarchy
If men don't get their man, is it still a patriarchy?
Obama Top Chef Romney Founding Fathers
You can learn a lot about how people voted with some creative probing of the Google database.
Demography and destiny for voters
Show me a room full of randomly-chosen Mormons and I can guess that 78 percent of them voted for Romney. But give me 30 seconds with one of them personally and I might figure out whether she is the one who didn't.
Have Obama haters lost traction?
Why the hate slippage?
Jobs and repeals