One reason that lower-income families are losing economic ground is that gains in women’s income have been offset by declines in marriage among the poor and working class . . . single-parent families are much less likely to reap the benefits of increases in income that have accrued to today’s working women.
Measles Outbreak Shows Importance of Education – The Globe and Mail
We are rapidly approaching the point where, statistically, a child is going to die of the measles in Canada. That is unconscionable in the 21st century. We shouldn’t wait until that happens to be outraged.
The Northwestern Decision: An Explainer – Grantland
The “But they’re getting an education!” line is just some noble-sounding B.S. A kid who cleans dorm bathrooms for spending money can get an education and still get paid. College athletes who make huge profits for their schools should be able to get an education and still get paid, too.
Four Things Millenials Hate About You – The Globe and Mail
For millennials, there is no separation between work and fun, they’re simply two sides of the same coin, so everything carries equal weight. And that means playing shinny hockey on Wednesday night is right up there with getting a promotion.
Your Running Rorschach Test – Outside
Loop Runners are opportunists and gluttons, They’re the buffet lovers of the running world, always sampling and never settling on just one flavor.
Your Coffee Pods’ Dirty Secret – Mother Jones
By making each pod so individualized, and so easy to dispose of, you must also exponentially increase the packaging—packaging that ultimately ends up in landfills. (And that’s to say nothing of the plastic and metal brewing systems, which if broken, aren’t that easy to recycle either.)
36 Delightful Facts About Canada – Buzzfeed