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State of Minimum Wage$ in the U.S.

Since the U.S. instituted a federal minimum wage rate in 1938, various state and local governments have pushed for higher rates. Seattle was the first to increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2017, a $2 increase every year starting from 2015. 360 more words


Adapt and Evolve, Like a BOSS.

Members of the Lincoln Park Accountability Group had an interesting conversation recently about citation/reference management.  The context is that a member had just finished a book project and was feeling the headache of dealing with citations for this monster project.   787 more words


The Place for Blogging in Academic Research

Last month, I was witness to a highly publicized controversy.  It started with an article that came up in my news feed from The Atlantic… 631 more words


In wealthy Paris hamlet, some Jews reconsider their future

PARIS (JTA) — Babette and Sasha Bergman lead what many would consider a charmed life.

Both Jewish high-tech professionals in their 30s — they met while working at Google’s European headquarters in Ireland — the Bergmans settled in this capital city shortly ahead of the birth of their now 4-year-old daughter, Daniella. 1,150 more words

Daily News

Banish Worries

I love ‘but.’  It’s a powerful word to declare moving day on worries and cares. The Psalmist loved using it. It helped him focus on Someone bigger than his problems. 1,973 more words

Thinking And Emotions

A Cosmic Joke that has the Scientists Rolling in the Aisle

There is a “thing” I refer to as Universe Humor, others may refer to it as a Cosmic Joke. There have been times in all of our lives when we thought we knew exactly how some event or incident was going to turn out. 227 more words

Video Archive of American Sociological Association's Plenary Sessions

The American Sociological Association is wrapping up its 110th Annual Meeting, which happened to be in Chicago this year.  In addition to all of the thematic sessions, round tables, and book fair, one of the best things that happens at ASA’s Meeting are the plenary talks.   163 more words