Latest Social inequality Stories

2008-07-28 09:00:44

By Associated Press CHICAGO -- Presidential candidate John McCain on Sunday endorsed a proposal to ban affirmative action programs in his home state, a policy that Democratic rival Barack Obama called a disappointing embrace of divisive tactics.

2008-07-27 18:00:02

CHICAGO _ Presidential challengers John McCain and Barack Obama sparred over affirmative action Sunday, with McCain backing an effort to end state and locally run minority preferences and Obama saying policies that consider race need to continue.

2008-04-03 08:25:00

Whether you are running for president or looking for a clerical job, you cannot afford to get angry if you are a woman, Yale University psychologist Victoria Brescoll has found.

2008-04-01 14:00:00

New research from Indiana University and Yale suggests that college-age men confuse friendly non-verbal cues with cues for sexual interest because the men have a less discerning eye than women -- but their female peers aren't far behind.

2008-03-05 11:04:54

It’s happened to all of us: While sitting at the conference table or at dinner party, a friend or colleague unleashes a questionable remark that could offend at least one person amongst the group.

2007-12-20 06:00:00

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2006-06-05 14:59:34

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday it would decide whether race can be used as a factor in deciding which students are admitted to specific public schools, the first time President George W. Bush's two appointees will rule on a racial issue.

2006-01-28 11:14:07

When it comes to end-of-life care, researchers have known for some time that ethnic groups have different perspectives on how they'd wish to be treated. Now, a small study suggests there's a gender gap even among people of the same ethnicity.

2006-01-27 09:50:00

Some say it's a man's world, but women actually make most purchasing and entertainment decisions, according to a study that could influence advertisers and media companies.

2005-12-28 23:09:05

By Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Internet users share many common interests, but men are heavier consumers of news, stocks, sports and pornography while more women look for health and religious guidance, a broad survey of U.S. Web usage has found.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
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