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Outrage as Twitter reveals only 49 of its 3,000 US employees are black

Twitter only has 49 black employees out of 2,910 staff members in America. The 35 men and 14 women account for just 1.7 % of the firm’s US operation, which is 93.8% white or Asian.It represents a stark lack of progress since last year, when senior executives promised to boost their number of African American staff from 2 %. 390 more words

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Pew study: Teen employment rate falling

According to a Pew report released June 23, employment among 16- to 19-year-olds has declined over the last two decades. Less than a third of 16 to 17-year-olds worked a summer job last year. 545 more words

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The SCOTUS Ruling and the Early Church: An Encouragement

In recent years, Christians have been pining for a return to first century Christianity. For example, articles and sermons like the following have been seen with increasing regularity: 765 more words

Culture

[VIDEO] Snapshot of the Electorate with Pollsters Carroll Doherty and Ed Goeas


Carroll Doherty, Director of Political Research at the Pew Research Center, and Ed Goeas, President and CEO of the Tarrance Group, discuss the American electorate and the Presidential election next year at a breakfast meeting of… 16 more words

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The "baby recession" is coming to an end

MASON CITY, Iowa – For the last few years, the U.S. has been in what economists are calling a “baby recession.”

Since the market crashed in 2008, families haven’t been as willing to add additional mouths to feed to the family, but now that the economy has strengthened, this recession is coming to an end. 172 more words

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Global Publics Back U.S. on Fighting ISIS, but Are Critical of Post-9/11 Torture

Global Publics Back U.S. on Fighting ISIS, but Are Critical of Post-9/11 Torture
Source: Pew Research Center

The rise of ISIS has generated strong concerns in nations around the world, and a new Pew Research Center survey finds broad global support for American military efforts against the terrorist group.

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