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University of Washington sociologist Jake Rosenfeld's research showing that declining union membership ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 11:41 AM PST with 46 Recommends
So I was finishing my coffee and scrolling through my Twitter feed when I saw an article from the NY Times linked and almost spit my coffee out. In the headline it read: "I disdained unions....I was ...
by Kristina40
Comment Count 181 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 06:22 AM PST with 320 Recommends
for his Sunday New York Times column, Nicholas Kristof shares parts of poems readers have sent him. The column, titled When Readers Get it , was the result of a request he put out to readers ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Dec 27, 2014 at 04:11 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Is there any element of American foreign policy that has failed more abjectly than our embargo of Cuba? So begins two-time Pulitzer winner Nicholas Kristof in this column in today's New York Times .
by teacherken
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 01:55 AM PST with 11 Recommends
in this New York Times column , Nicholas Kristof introduces his readers to Ian Manuel. On the surface, some might argue we should not care about Ian Manuel. At the instigation of gang members and ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 04:47 AM PST with 11 Recommends
I fear a new racial climate change and global warming. There are no more poems left for me to write. Every word is now broken in my hand. E. Ethelbert Miller I’ve been a fan of the proposal to ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 10:45 AM PST with 0 Recommends
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof is a 2-time Pulitzer Prize winner. He also grew up on a farm in Yamhill Oregon, and often refers to that background when relevant in his writing. It is ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 01:49 AM PST with 14 Recommends
courtesy of Nicholas Kristof in his column for Sunday's New York Times , When Whites Just Don’t Get It, Part 5 (and there are links for the first four pieces in this series in a sidebar). Each ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 08:04 PM PST with 134 Recommends
Regarding this : I'm going to try not to take sides here. This is such a difficult subject and a difficult point to make, because it's so difficult to articulate the difference between ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 72 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 09:33 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The net worth of the average black household in the United States is $6,314, compared with $110,500 for the average white household, according to 2011 census data. The gap has worsened in the last ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 70 comments on Sat Aug 30, 2014 at 01:14 PM PDT with 117 Recommends
in his column in Thursday's New York Times . His guide has five principles which I will list here - these are his exact words, each followed by additional text: First, economic inequality has ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 09:07 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
which is how he titled this New York Times column today . He starts with a tale of an anti-taxer who drives a Porsche who then gets upset when it gets damaged by a pothole, The conclusion of that ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jul 03, 2014 at 07:49 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
My commentary about the kidnapped Nigerian girls was first heard on Vermont Public Radio on Mothers' Day, 2014. I just read a fascinating article by Zach Beauchamp on Vox about how social activism ...
by dcdesign1
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 04:31 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
That is the title of this this Nicholas Kristof op ed in today's New York Times It examines the result of the Social Progress Index , which is a brainchild of Michael E. Porter, the eminent Harvard ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 117 comments on Thu Apr 03, 2014 at 03:32 AM PDT with 209 Recommends
As a clinical social worker for 35 years I've been involved in child sexual assault investigations for over three decades, off and on, including five years exclusively assigned to an urban child ...
by Kangaroo
Comment Count 127 comments on Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 05:07 PM PST with 36 Recommends
in this NY Times column in which he lays out the successes of the effort over the past 50 years, with links galore to support his argument that it has been a success. As he notes: The most accurate ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jan 09, 2014 at 01:57 AM PST with 11 Recommends
For Thanksgiving, New York Times op-ed writer Nicholas Kristof decided that he wanted to lecture you about empathy . I want to address two things: (1) that this is coming from Nicholas Kristof and (...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Nov 28, 2013 at 05:50 PM PST with 46 Recommends
in this New York Times column for Thanksgiving . Trust me, it is well worth the read. He wrote it in response to those who criticized him when he recently wrote about about food stamp recipients, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 08:56 PM PST with 35 Recommends
is the title of this New York Times column by Nick Kristof that I hope will encourage you to turn on your televisions tomorrow, not for football, but to watch a documentary titled Toxic Hot Seat on ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 04:39 AM PST with 72 Recommends
In upper-middle-class suburbs on the East Coast, the newest must-have isn’t a $7,500 Sub-Zero refrigerator. It’s a standby generator that automatically flips on backup power to an entire house ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 136 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 04:09 AM PST with 392 Recommends