When Ignorance isn’t Bliss: America’s Lack of Religious Knowledge Stirs a Debate
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When Ignorance isn’t Bliss: America’s Lack of Religious Knowledge Stirs a Debate

The average American doesn’t know basic facts about world religion, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey. America’s lack of religious knowledge has led many to question whether world religions should be taught as objective, academic inquiries in public schools. According to the Pew Research Center (PRC), Americans were able to correctly answer 50 … Continue reading

‘Mancession’ Brings New Majority to the Workforce: Women
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‘Mancession’ Brings New Majority to the Workforce: Women

“Mancession” is the new nickname being thrown around for the recession that began in 2007. The nickname stems from the victims of job loss in the recession: mostly men. This year, for the first time in American history, women make up a majority of the workforce in highly paid managerial and professional positions, holding down the fields at 51.4 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
At the same time that blue-collar jobs historically done by men are becoming hard to find, higher education is being dominated by women. This is giving way to a new dynamic in the white-collar workforce. Continue reading