Race and Gender

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What exactly are trigger warnings and are they something we should welcome? AEI Scholar Christina Hoff Sommers gives you the facts.

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Columbia Journalism School Dean Steve Coll (R) and Dean of Academic Affairs Sheila Coronel appear at a news conference at Columbia University in New York April 6, 2015. A Columbia University review of a now-discredited Rolling Stone magazine story about an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity was released on Sunday, addressing questions of journalistic principles raised by the provocative article. REUTERS/Mike Segar

The real reason for Rolling Stone’s missteps in the UVA rape article is ideological groupthink. No one will be punished or fired because in their hearts, they believe they were right, and that’s all that matters.

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Marriage has a transformative effect on adult behavior, emotional health, and financial well-being—particularly for men.

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Elizabeth Ladd, owner of River Knits Fine Yarns, poses while holding up a "This businesses serves everyone" sticker she plans to place outside her business in downtown Lafayette, Indiana March 31, 2015.  Reuters

In Indiana, the most vocal and arguably the most powerful voices against even the perception of anti-gay discrimination have come from the business community. And, one suspects, there are plenty of people in the wedding-planning industry eager for such business.

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Are women good, and men bad? How many times have you heard that women are wiser, kinder, more efficient, and just all around superior human beings? A never ending succession of books and news stories suggests they are.

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AEI Fellow Robert Doar sits down with us this week to discuss poverty, welfare, and why the family is so important.

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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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Today we need other qualities: empathy, social intuition, emotional intelligence. Here it appears that women excel. Some say men are just passe. Is this true?

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Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Howard Schultz, pictured with images from the company's new "Race Together" project behind him, speaks during the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2015. Schultz has deftly navigated thorny issues such as gay marriage, gun control and Congressional gridlock, but his move to weigh in on U.S. race relations has brewed up a social media backlash. The company kicked off the discussion when it published full-page ads in major U.S. newspapers earlier this week with the words "Shall We Overcome?" at center page and "RaceTogether" and the Starbucks logo near the bottom.

Starbucks’s new campaign is yet another sign of the relentless politicization of American culture.

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If you are a criminal defendant, it is far better to be a woman than a man. For the same crime, and with a similar criminal history, men in the US are imprisoned much more frequently and for much longer sentences.

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