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Fox News analyst quits, rips network as a “propaganda machine” in letter to colleagues

He signed off: “As our president’s favorite world leader would say, ‘Das vidanya’” — Russian for “goodbye.”<p>A Fox News analyst quit in a scathing letter that accused the network of degenerating into “a mere propaganda machine for a destructive and ethically ruinous administration.”<p>Retired Lt. Col. …

This Is How Men Really Think About Sex

Over my career as a sex therapist, I have had the opportunity to sit with thousands of men as they've discussed their sexual feelings, sex lives, and …

Relationships

Here’s how to check which apps have access to your Facebook account—and delete them

If you’ve been on Facebook for a while, you’ve probably installed games or given sites permission to log into your Facebook account. You may even use Facebook to log into services like Spotify, Netflix, or Tinder.<p>But if you’ve been following the news around Cambridge Analytica, the data consultancy …

A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

For decades, an increasingly loud chorus has claimed that economic inequality is primarily driven by class, with other possible reasons for disparities, such as race, playing a lesser role. They say that it is counterproductive to focus on inequality between races—instead, it is better to consider …

Guys, We Have A Problem: How American Masculinity Creates Lonely Men

When Paul Kugelman was a kid, he had no shortage of friends. But as he grew older and entered middle age, his social world narrowed.<p>"It was a very lonely time. I did go to work and I did have interactions at work, and I cherished those," he says. "But you know, at the end of the day it was just me."<p>…

Loneliness

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. This Is the Top Reason Why | Inc.com

Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p>For the past 15 years, I've been devoted to studying the deep disconnect people feel between themselves and their jobs, and …

Study Skills

China’s two-child policy has already stopped working

That was quick.<p>When China officially ended its one-child policy in 2015, couples promptly heeded the call and had a lot more babies. Under its new two-child policy, China recorded 18.46 million births in 2016—the highest since 2000—with almost half of those babies having at least one older …

China

Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not

SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg. Another day an anonymous donor set up an $86 million Bitcoin-fortune charity called the Pineapple Fund. A Tesla was spotted with a BLOCKHN license plate. There’s a surge in people looking to …

Cryptocurrency

Improving Ourselves to Death

What the self-help gurus and their critics reveal about our times.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Happy New Year, you! Now that the champagne has gone flat and the Christmas tree is off to be mulched, it’s time to turn your thoughts …

Struggling HBCUs must consider new options for survival (opinion)

For a variety of reasons, some historically black colleges and universities are in a death spiral and must seriously explore new options, writes …

College & University

Higher Education Goes Digital, Deepening Student Engagement

The current generation of digitally savvy students have been passively trained by years of social media, e-commerce and online entertainment to expect a high-level user experience in all their digital interactions, with no exception for their educational institutions.<p>In higher education, there are …

Higher Education

8 Daily Rituals That Dramatically Improve Your Prospects of Becoming Rich

Working daily to becoming healthier and smarter leads to success by every measure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Obtaining wealth and success is a journey. We can look at those who have made it and tell ourselves that they were born special or have been incredibly …

CHARTS: See How Much Of GOP Tax Cuts Will Go To The Middle Class

<b>Updated on Dec. 20 at 3:50 p.m. ET</b><p>The Republican tax bill, which Congress sent to President Trump on Wednesday, would give most Americans a tax cut next year, according to a new analysis. However, it would by far benefit the richest Americans the most. Meanwhile, many lower- and middle-class …

Income Inequality

China Unveils an Ambitious Plan to Curb Climate Change Emissions

SHANGHAI — China is the world’s No. 1 polluter. It burns more coal than the rest of the world combined. It produces more than a quarter of the world’s human-caused global warming gases, nearly as much as North America and Europe put together.<p>On Tuesday, the country set out to claim another title …

Natural Gas

Censoring Climate Change

The Trump administration is making it harder to find government information about climate change on the web. If you searched Google for the words “climate change” a little over six months ago, one of the first hits would have been the Environmental Protection Agency’s website.<p>But that was before …

Climate

Americans who haven't gone to college are way worse off today than 40 years ago

Several decades ago, regular Americans could get by with a decent job and a decent wage with only a high school diploma.<p>But things are very different today.<p>In a note to clients, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Michelle Meyer and Anna Zhou shared a chart showing trends in real wages broken down by …

Demographics

New research says it’s better to buy than rent—and it has nothing to do with money

Historically, homeownership has been considered an effective mechanism for wealth creation, especially for low- and moderate-income and minority households. Even with a modest down payment, homeowners can accumulate wealth through the forced savings that result from the periodic payments on …

Housing

America’s Best University President

Several years ago Robert Zimmer was asked by an audience in China why the University of Chicago was associated with so many winners of the Nobel Prize — 90 in all, counting this month’s win by the behavioral economist Richard Thaler. Zimmer, the university’s president since 2006, answered that the …

Higher Education

How to read people: 5 secrets backed by research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Capitalism in America has been on a suicide mission for 40 years

On August 2, 2017, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record-breaking 22,000—its fourth 1,000-point advance in less than a year. That same day, I read the first sentence in Peter Georgescu’s new book, <i>Capitalists Arise! End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation</i>: “For the …

Income Inequality

Corey E. Thomas of Rapid7 on Why Companies Succeed or Fail

This interview with <b>Corey E. Thomas</b>, chief executive of <b>Rapid7</b>, a corporate network security company, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.<p><b>Q. Were you in leadership roles or doing entrepreneurial things early on?</b><p><b>A.</b> My first job was as a janitor for local churches in Georgia, where I grew up. …

Leadership

What It's Like to Have Your Testicles Removed as a Young Man

We spoke to four survivors about their experiences with testicular cancer, and the mother of a young man who didn't make it.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Two years ago, while working as a scrub nurse, I held testicular cancer in my hands. My workday began with a 20-year-old man …

Your Phone Can Tell When You're Depressed

But should it?<p>Last month researchers from the Harvard psychology department and the University of Vermont Computational Story Lab released the results of an interesting study: An algorithm they'd developed was able to detect signs of depression with more accuracy than that of a physician, simply by …

DeVos Is Discarding College Policies That New Evidence Shows Are Effective

In June, the secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, announced plans to dismantle a set of Obama-era policies devised to protect students and taxpayers from predatory for-profit colleges.<p>Yet data released in the final days of the previous administration shows that the existing rules have proved more …

Education

GOP touts lower premiums, but other insurance costs to rise

This former inmate is fighting for every prisoner's right to a college degree

As Cheryl Wilkins accepted her college diploma, hundreds of women screamed her name and whooped with joy. They were so loud that Wilkins' brother, …

Will Free Community College Really Help Low-Income Students?

Commentary<p>Money isn’t the only obstacle to college completion<p>In the face of soaring college tuitions and skyrocketing educational inequity, many …

College & University

Why Higher Education Depends On The Hispanic Market

As with so many other industries, higher education is facing major existential challenges. Among the biggest issues raising questions around the …

Universities, don't rest on your laurels – use the Tef to improve

The teaching excellence framework may be controversial, but it’s an important resource for understanding and improving university teaching<p>The teaching excellence framework (Tef) results give us a unique insight into teaching quality and student outcomes across what is now an extraordinarily diverse …

Higher Education

Trump Doesn’t Want to Be President

He wants to be communications director.<p>Donald Trump doesn’t really want to be president. If he did, he’d nominate candidates to the 350 important but vacant administration jobs and get on with the job of governance. He doesn’t seem to want to be commander in chief of the armed forces, either, …

Donald Trump