Society

By Cognitus Academy | This collection of articles examine how human society is affected by trends, including business, culture, education and technology.

Parkland students criticize NRA over banned guns at upcoming Pence event

Parkland survivors criticized the National Rifle Association after it announced guns are being banned from Vice President Mike Pence’s upcoming speech at the organization’s annual convention later this week.<p>The NRA posted a disclaimer on the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum event page, saying that due to …

Guns

Keeping a class divide here at bay

January 05, 2018 5:00 AM<br>A recent study suggests that Singapore has shifted from a society based on race to one based also on class. While the first …

Singapore

‘Fake News’: Wide Reach but Little Impact, Study Suggests

Fake news evolved from seedy internet sideshow to serious electoral threat so quickly that behavioral scientists had little time to answer basic questions about it, like who was reading what, how much real news they also consumed and whether targeted fact-checking efforts ever hit a target.<p>Sure, …

Journalism

Even If Your New Job Is a Bad Fit, Don’t Quit

How to evaluate whether the challenges can be overcome or it’s really a toxic workplace<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>You’re psyched for your first day on a new job—until you arrive and find your new colleagues miserable, the …

Employment

A better deal between business and society

Capitalism needs a new social contract.<p>This is not the first historical moment that the relationship between business and society required repair. …