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Despite A Lack Of Evidence, A Credit Report Can Still Be Used To Deny You A Job

About a third of employers are estimated to run credit checks on potential hires. Here's what you need to know.

Barbara Kiviat, a…

Is Nora from Queens a 'loser'?: Children of Chinese immigrants on high parental expectations

Why do some immigrant parents have such high expectations?

Tomas R. Jimenez, a professor of sociology at Stanford, explains: “Sam’s experience…

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The Moral Chasm That Has Opened Up Between Left and Right Is Widening

"There has been a remarkable erosion in public tolerance of 'offensive expression about race, gender and religion,' according to a paper Dennis Chong and Morris Levy,…

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Stanford faculty members named as 2021 Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education

Stanford’s Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program recognizes faculty for extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education.…

"As Trump rose to the presidency, one explanation that swept political science was the power of polarization, specifically a phenomenon known as affective polarization, but a keen group of scholars now suggests that this approach is inadequate…