FemiStats—Foreign-born population doubles; young adults working less; only 6% of marrieds living in poverty and more

Young Adults in US—Foreign-born population doubles; less employment and higher poverty rates compared to prior generation of young adults.
The percentage of young adults today who are foreign born has more than doubled since 1980 (15 percent versus 6 percent).
All states have higher proportions of foreign-born young adults than 30 years ago.

It's time to stop pretending generational poverty is caused by anything other than "self-destructive behavior"

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Did the New York Times just embrace the FemiSex mantra, Educate before you Procreate? Check this from Nicholas Kristof’s column on kids and poverty:

As Frederick Douglass noted, “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” AND More: “…Jack P. Shonkoff, a Harvard pediatrician who has been a leader in this field:

FemiStats: 88 unmarried men for every 100 unmarried women


First, I'd like to take a moment to direct you to a great post on Uppity Woman, which I shall let speak for itself--after all with Obots in charge who needs democracy or a pesky two-party system. Now on to FemiStats:
Number of unmarried men 18 and older for every 100 unmarried women in the
United States.
Source: US Census


FemiLab: quick hits

Research/findings you might have missed this year:
Delivery at 42 weeks' gestation or more, as well as at 38 weeks or less, is associated with cerebral palsy (CP) among infants, according to a JAMA study.
A low-carbohydrate diet heavy on animal protein and fat is associated with greater long-term mortality, while a plant-based low-carbohydrate diet is linked to lower mortality, according to an Annals of Internal Medicine study.
The FDA has approved Beyaz, a combination oral contraceptive containing a folate to prevent neural tube defects.

The Black/ White Divide on a Caretaking Government

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Recently on the Sunday morning talk shows there was a face off of sorts over what role government should play in our lives.
Ron Brownstein of The National Journal spoke of black Americans wanting caretaking and Al Sharpton didn’t disagree. In fact Sharpton made the case that Obama was correct to lead this country in a more socialized and caretaking direction because “elections have results.”

Then I read this on The Nation website: