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Scholars issue plan to reduce poverty

Stanford scholars and other experts on California's low-income population have unveiled a new initiative โ€“ the Equal Opportunity Plan โ€“ aimed at dramatically reducing poverty in the state.

dateMay 19, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Why our ancestors were more gender equal than us

It is often believed that hierarchical and sometimes oppressive social structures like the patriarchy are somehow natural โ€“ a reflection of the law of the jungle. But the social structure of today's hunter gatherers su ...

dateMay 18, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Compensating for low wages

A proposal to redefine low wage employers' obligations to their workers could raise up to $190 million a year in new revenue for Connecticut to help pay for public assistance programs, according to a new study by a group ...

dateMay 18, 2015 in Economics & Business
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