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To What Extent Does Income Affect Voting Behavior When Accounting For Race?

In heavily Hispanic Californian neighborhoods, wealth had no relationship with voting patterns in the 2008 United States presidential election and the 2010 California gubernatorial election. Continue reading

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How Japanese and Americans Save Differently

Cash is a much safer way of saving in Japan than in the United States; it doesn’t lose as much value over time, unlike here. Continue reading

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Do Tourists Get Sick When They Visit the United States?

Does an Indian visiting her American friend ever eat everything on the plate her friend has prepared (out of politeness, not because she actually likes the food), and spend the rest of her week sitting on top of a toilet? Continue reading

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Did You Know that the United Kingdom Censored Animal Farm? Here’s Why:

Animal Farm is one of the most famous tracts of the 20th century. It’s a prescient warning against totalitarianism. Its influence is such that phrases such as “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others” are … Continue reading

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Japan’s Strange Isolation, and How It Hurts Us and Japan

In an ideal world, Japanese companies would have spread the smart-phone to us years before Apple came up with the idea, and our advances in technology would have convinced Japanese companies to abandon the wasteful fax machine years ago. Continue reading

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The Hillary Clinton Gender Gap

As potentially America’s first female president, Clinton appears to be able to count strongly on the support of women. Continue reading

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What Foreign Language Do North Koreans Learn? English!

North Korea has been in the news in the past few days and weeks. Most of the attention has been negative; tensions have risen between North Korea and the United States. Not that this is new. The two countries have … Continue reading

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