Midterm elections in 2018 offer an uphill battle for Democrats, with gerrymandered House seats and 25 Democratic incumbent senators facing re-election. But factors ranging from better numbers in recent polling to surges in candidate recruitment — especially women — could mean good news for Team Blue, both next year and in the long term. 1,619 more words
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I really do enjoy writing the headers to the blog posts. Click bait, ahoy!
When screening The Human Face of Big Data, I found myself chuckling at times and being horrified at other parts of this presentation of the value of collecting massive amounts of data and how data is the end all, be all of knowledge. 864 more words
A very good analysis with sound data that provide context to US immigration debates and policies:
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When you think of illegal immigration in the U.S., do you picture a border crosser or a visa overstayer?
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For most of the past half-century, adults in the U.S. Baby Boom generation – those born after World War II and before 1965 – have been the main driver of the nation’s expanding workforce, reports the PEW Research Center. 377 more words
Organizers of today’s “Day Without a Woman” strike in the US want the world to recognize “the enormous value that women of all backgrounds add to our socio-economic system—while receiving lower wages and experiencing greater inequities, vulnerability to discrimination, sexual harassment, and job insecurity.” 444 more words