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Protesters hold signs during a march against the New York City grand jury decision to not indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner, in Berkeley, California December 7, 2014.

It is now possible to see a future where the GOP is clearly and distinctly a white party, while Democrats are clearly a majority-minority party.

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Covering a story about society and culture? Here’s the latest from AEI’s Society and Culture experts.

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The Social Security benefit formula makes no gender-based distinctions. However, disparate outcomes arise for men and women due to differences in work history and mortality.

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This week on Law Talk with Epstein & Yoo, the professors opine on both the Ferguson and Staten Island Grand Jury decisions and weigh in on the legal issues surrounding policing and body cameras.

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People (R) blocking the Lincoln Tunnel face police as they protest against the grand jury decision not to indict the police officer in the death of Eric Garner, in the Manhattan neighborhood of New York December 3, 2014. Reuters

Power over others, we are reminded this week by the tragedy of Eric Garner’s death, is a terrible beast that is difficult to tame.

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The Spornosexual is just a brushed-up version of the perpetually self-obsessed. But he’s also inside all of us.

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Protesters march during a demonstration, following the Monday Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown, in Los Angeles, California November 25, 2014.

The case of police Officer Darren Wilson shooting Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO became, in the public imagination, a symbol for everything wrong with our criminal justice system, and for the inequities and depredations minorities and the poor suffer daily.

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It’s past time for all of us who lead, teach, or study at one of the nation’s colleges or universities to take a more active role in ending campus rape, and to make sure that the likes of “Drew” — the Phi Psi ring leader who put Jackie through a living hell — don’t go on to graduate to murder.

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Matt Taylor is a key member of a team that managed to land a space probe on a faraway comet moving more than 100,000 miles per hour. But for many gender activists, it was the allegedly sexist shirt he wore at a press conference that riveted their attention. Are the sciences steeped in sexism?

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The Gamergate controversy has brought genders issues, ethical issues and harassment issues to the forefront.  This debate has also sparked threats against both men and women in the gaming industry.

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