CHOOSING TO BE CHILDLESS COMES AT A COST

By Tom Jacobs from Pacific Standard In an era when political leaders manipulate prejudices rather than condemn them, newly published research suggests there’s another group of individuals who, by their very choices, evoke anger and disgust: people who choose not to procreate. “Our data suggests that not having children is seen not only as atypical…

America’s prison population is getting whiter

by Keith Humphreys from The Washington Post The 21st century has witnessed remarkable decay in the well-being of many non-Hispanic white Americans. In a new report, economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton document that non-Hispanic whites who have a high school education or less have experienced reduced life expectancy and increased rates of suicide and addiction.…