Thursday, June 26, 2014
Pew Research: U.S. Census Bureau Data Indicate that, Among Babies Born in the Year Ending in Mid-2013, Non-Hispanic Whites Exceeded Minorities by Only 3,000 or so
The Pew Research Center article is linked below.
Pew Research: Minority Babies a Near Majority in the Year Ending in Mid-2013
"But minorities are not yet the majority of any age group, even babies, in the bureau’s new estimates. Among the nation’s 3.9 million children younger than age 1 in 2013, there were about 3,000 more non-Hispanic whites than minorities—essentially equal shares."
---D'Vera Cohn, Pew Research Center, June 26, 2014
The Wall Street Journal article is linked below.
Wall Street Journal: American Youth Increasingly More Diverse than Elderly
Al-Jazeera: American Fertility Decline Continued into 2013; Non-Hispanic Whites Experienced Natural Decline for 2nd Consecutive Year
The Al-Jazeera article is linked below.
Natural Decrease for U.S. Non-Hispanic Whites for 2nd Consecutive Year
The USA Today article is linked below.
USA Today: Asians Outpacing Hispanics in U.S. Net Migration Last Year
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
A CBS News article reporting on the poll results is linked below.
CBS News: Three-Fourths of the American Public Says Iraq War not Worth it
"Just 18 percent of Americans think the result of the war in Iraq was worth the loss of American lives and other costs of attacking Iraq, the lowest percentage ever recorded in CBS News Polls."
---CBS News, June 23, 2014
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The Pew Research Center article and report is linked below.
Immigrants Now a Minority of U.S. Hispanic Labor Force
"For the first time in nearly two decades, immigrants do not account for the majority of Hispanic workers in the United States. Meanwhile, most of the job gains made by Hispanics during the economic recovery from the Great Recession of 2007-09 have gone to U.S.-born workers, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data."
---Rakesh Kochhar, Pew Research Center
Monday, June 16, 2014
Jamelle Bouie's column at Slate is linked below.
Don't Listen to Kristol and Wolfowitz
Paul Rosenberg's Salon column is linked below.
Paul Rosenberg: Yes, Bush is to Blame
Friday, June 6, 2014
Job creation in the United States seems to be fairly robust for the time being.
NBC News: 217,000 Jobs Created in May 2014