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Do A State’s Politics Influence Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Yes, Study Says

Two drivers — a country’s population and its affluence — are most important in determining greenhouse gas emissions

June 15, 2015

Census Bureau Wants To Stop Collecting Marriage, Divorce Data

In order to save money, the U.S. Census Bureau is proposing the elimination of 30 questions that demographers say are invaluable.

November 18, 2014

Lillian B. Rubin, Sociologist And Best-Selling Author, Dies At 90

By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times Lillian B. Rubin, who at midlife became a sociologist, psychotherapist and best-selling author of books that examined race, class, and the sexual revolution from the viewpoint of those caught in society’s shifts, died June 17 at her San Francisco home. She was 90. Her death was confirmed by her […]

July 11, 2014