How racism and classism affect natural ecosystems

Structural racism and classism could profoundly affect the existence of flora and fauna in our cities, according to a recent landmark publication in the academic journal Science.

A new measure of segregation

Segregation, as history and modern times have shown, plays a profound role in social and economic outcomes.

Many US preschoolers remain racially segregated at school

Young children can benefit greatly from exposure to racial and ethnic diversity during a crucial formative period in their lives, according to a Penn State education professor. However, recent research indicates that a high ...

Virtual spaces mirror income inequality

Income inequality drives social segregation and polarization not just in urban neighborhoods, but in online communities as well. That is the conclusion of a new paper by the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI) published ...

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