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Marco Rubio's Lonely Fight

The Florida senator's political and cultural boundary-crossing is hurting him now, but it may be just what America needs in the future.

The real reason Rubio is such a lightning rod, I suspect, is that it is in…

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‘Newcomers,’ Immigration, and Assimilation in America

Speaking of “newcomers,” it’s the term Tomás Jiménez, a sociologist at Stanford University, used to describe immigrants and the children of at least one immigrant parent in his important new…

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The psychology that makes America a nation of immigrants

American attitudes on immigration are not solely rooted on the longstanding ideal of the US as the land of opportunity. They are also in large part based on everyday interactions with…

Why do poor Americans eat so unhealthfully? Because junk food is the only indulgence they can afford

The verdict is in: Food deserts don't drive nutritional disparities in the United States the way we thought. Over the past decade, study…