Barbara Kiviat writes in Washington Monthly about House Republicans' efforts to limit access to the CFPB consumer complaints database to government bureaucrats, removing an effective mechanism of government accountability. Read full story here.
When someone makes a racially charged comment or joke, how would you respond? Research led by Harvard sociologist Michèle Lamont says your answer may very well depend on the group to which you belong. Read more about The everday response to racism
Robert Manduca, Ph.D. student in Sociology & Social Policy, is part of a team of researchers from Stanford, Harvard, and Berkeley who have released an important new study of economic mobility in the U.S., which finds that only half of Americans in their thirties earn more than their parents did at the same age. Read more about The American Dream, Quantified at Last