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Gender Matters
Gender Matters
School Discipline Hits Boys Hardest

Gender-based educational disparities don’t just flow in one direction.

Gender Matters
Poverty Hits Boys Hardest

Social disadvantage seems to harm boys more than their sisters.

Gender Matters
Men and Women Choose Careers Differently

In choosing careers, women put more weight on security and flexibility, while men put more weight on wages.

Gender Matters
Study: Career Choices Driving Wage Gap

Women who go to medical school are more likely to become primary care doctors than surgeons, and working class women are more likely to work in office administration than in natural resource extraction.

Gender Matters
Working Class Boys Struggling Across the Anglosphere

The popular framing of the relationship between gender and educational advantage in the West is no longer useful or accurate.

Gender Matters
Study Says Fatherlessness Contributes to Higher Ed Gender Gap

A new study says that boys who grow up in homes without fathers face more adverse consequences than their sisters.

Gender Matters
Heretical Thoughts, Courtesy of Time

Could it be that boys are different from girls…and that that’s OK? Christina Hoff Sommers has a good piece in Time about The Mask You Live In, a new documentary arguing that an unhealthy culture of masculinity (“never cry or show your feelings”) is what gives rise to violence, like the school shootings that have been all too common over the past decade. Ever the bĂȘte noire of professional gender equalitarians, Sommers states the obvious: aggression and emotional reserve are biologically natural for men.

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Putin's Retirement Plan?

The sanctioned Russian bank VTB, a Kremlin favorite, had a critical role to play in the sale of a government oil company stake last month. Cui bono?

the grass is always greener

The GOP has spent altogether too much energy raging against the Affordable Care Act and altogether too little developing and building support for alternatives.

Law & Order

A new study estimates just how much police reduce crime rates.

Crude Economics

It’s not enough to balance supply and demand—petrostates need to contend with crude in storage, as well.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Do the defense minister’s words signify a rift within Manila’s top leadership?


Over the weekend, PEOTUS assured Britain of a speedy bilateral trade deal as soon as he’s in office. If things go well for Britain, look to some other wavering EU countries to start looking at their options.

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