On Labor Day, a reader reminisces about his first job back in the early 1960s.
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Why “generations” won’t work
One of the problems with the fake “generations” discourse is it confuses people on the importance of age (how old people are) versus cohort (when they were born).
New book under contract.
“I hope to show how people in America value their writers and how literature is important for a society, for the people in a particular country, for education and upliftment.”
Is “life expectancy” a bad name for a common statistic?
Author meets critic.
I was considering assigning the students in my Family Demography seminar to watch the documentary, One Child Nation: The Truth Behind the Propaganda, so I watched it.
Elon musk’s idea is to go public with starlink in a few years, when its revenue stabilizes.
Lots of people are talking about falling birth rates — even more than they were before. First a data snapshot, then a link roundup.
Fear in response to COVID-19 causes people to think more rigidly and makes it harder for them to recognize misinformation and more likely to spread it, according to new research.
I’m almost proud that I can misspeak in at least two languages.
The refrain of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
The ritualistic invocation of “policy implications” in sociology writing is puzzling.
The proposal is part of the bolsonaro government’s tax reform plan