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Today we’ve adding a new element to our Friday news roundups – “The Lede”. We’ll use this space to feature reporting along with social science research on a topic that has been in the news. We hope you find it interesting!

 

The Lede – Race, Childbirth, and Mortality

ProPublica and NPR have been reporting on maternal mortality all year. We’ve linked to some of their major stories below along with some related reporting from Vox.com, which published the video embedded above on race and childbirth. We’ve also linked to some articles on poor birth outcomes more generally in the U.S.

 

 

Taxes in America

 

At Work

 

Thinking About “Science”

 

On Campus

Graduate students protest changes to U.S. tax laws at the University of Southern California (via LA Times)

 

Happy Friday (and welcome back to those of you in U.S. who had holiday break last week!). Here is a collection of what we’ve been reading this week.

 

Cut, Cut, Cut

 

Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, New Jobs, Old Jobs

 

Gun Violence in America

 

The Far Right

 

On Campus

Happy Friday! Since next week is the Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., we’ll be on hiatus. See you all in December!

 

Transitioning

 

Sexual Harassment

 

Divided America

On Campus

Smog in Lahore, Pakistan (photo via the New York Times)

 

Happy Friday from WIP! Here is a collection of what we’ve been reading this week.

 

Cut, Cut, Cut

 

Future of Work

 

Crime

 

“Don’t Be Evil”

 

The Environment

 

On Campus

https://video.vice.com/en_us/embed/590cff588a99751977883e1b

 

Happy Friday! Here is our latest compilation of news and essays we’ve been reading.

 

The Bail Trap

 

Cut, Cut, Cut

 

Gender and Sexuality

 

Blowing the Whistle

 

Changing Nature of Work

 

On Campus

It is Friday once again, which means it is time for our latest collection of the things we’ve been reading and watching this week. Happy Friday!

 

Gender & Family

When Work Disappears

Media

At Work

On Campus

Rexnord, whose employees are the latest victims of shifting work to Mexico (Photo via New York Times)

 

Happy Friday! We’re excited to be back after our technical difficulties last week.

 

The Power Pose*

When the Revolution Came for Amy Cuddy (New York Times Magazine)

Beyond “power pose”: Using replication failures and a better understanding of data collection and analysis to do better science (Andrew Gelman)

 

When Work Disappears

Becoming a Steelworker Liberated Her. Then Her Job Moved to Mexico. (New York Times)

After the check is gone (The Washington Post)

The right way to help declining places (The Economist)

‘There’s no future for taxis’: New York yellow cab drivers are slowly drowning in debt (The Guardian)

 

Progress by the Dollar

How Money Became the Measure of Everything (The Atlantic)

 

On Campus

The Decline of the Midwest’s Public Universities Threatens to Wreck Its Most Vibrant Economies (The Atlantic)

Protesters heckle Richard Spencer at Univ. of Florida talk (CNN)

When Conservatives Suppress Campus Speech (New York Times)

College Advice I Wish I’d Taken (New York Times)

A better way to search through scientific papers (The Economist)

Oxford accused of ‘social apartheid’ as colleges admit no black students (The Guardian)