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White House-Directed Change In Census Survey Guarantees Skewed Obamacare Data

April 16, 2014 by Ben Bullard

The Census Bureau has been directed to change the wording of questions concerning Americans’ health coverage so that it will be impossible to compare the answers with those provided by takers of the bureau’s interim annual surveys in previous years. 415 more words

New Media News

Map: Detroit's Sympathetic and Unsympathetic Ethnic Groups 1960

The city was fairly diverse in the 1960s, yet there were underlying tensions between different ethnic groups and their particular sympathies towards Detroit’s black population. In this map the Detroit Geographic and Expedition Institute (DGEI) mapped out those various relationships based on Census data.


'Don't freak out': Worried about census changes? Voxplainers to the rescue!

The Juicebox Mafia sure has their work cut out for them!

Earlier today, we were informed that the Census Bureau will be changing the upcoming census survey. 514 more words

US Politics

What America's internal migration tells us about the death of the mall, and the brand

Over the past century, there has been a shift in the American population, away from rural areas and into the cities and suburbs.

According to analysis of US census data by Piper Jaffray, people in rural areas accounted for just 16% of the population in 2010, down from 72% a century earlier, while the largest share of Americans (51%) called the suburbs home. 325 more words

Underneath the Census

By Joel Lee

It was the census of 2011.  As part of my fieldwork as an anthropologist, I was accompanying a census enumerator – a brahmin whose day job was teaching in a local government school – on his official rounds in an almost entirely Dalit neighborhood of Lucknow north of the Gomti.  1,273 more words

Issue 7/Lucknow's Many Muslims

'Disgusting': WH flack uses census changes to attack GOP, Obamacare critics

Just par for the course for the Obama White House. Here’s what official flack Jesse Lee had to say about the report that the new US census survey… 550 more words

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Proposed solution to enumeration – no race, no religious and no code

By Huson Salm

The immigration department of union of Myanmar has declared that the nationwide enumeration has approximately been collected except Kachine state and part of Rakhine state. 701 more words