Religious Diversity May Be Making America Less Religious … – FiveThirtyEight

Religious Diversity May Be Making America Less Religious … – FiveThirtyEight

In the United States, diversity has generally been considered an asset. It is frequently cited by public figures as both a source of national pride and a worthy ambition. It is an oft-stated goal of Fortune 500 companies, private colleges and entire sectors of the U.S. economy. And even if Americans don’t claim much diversity […]

Five steps to success – The Economist (blog)

Five steps to success – The Economist (blog)

SKYTRAX recently released its annual airline rankings, and the message is clear: given the choice, it is better to fly on Asian carriers and to avoid American ones. Emirates was voted the top airline by flyers across the globe, followed by Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific and All Nippon Airways (ANA). It is the […]

The 50 Most Segregating School Borders In America : NPR Ed : NPR – NPR

The 50 Most Segregating School Borders In America : NPR Ed : NPR – NPR

Enlarge this image The grass is greener … if you’re a student in Detroit, looking across your school district’s boundary with the neighboring Grosse Pointe public schools. Nearly half of Detroit’s students live in poverty; that means a family of four lives on roughly $24,000 a year — or less. In Grosse Pointe, a narrow […]

Yes, America Has A Working Tea Plantation. We Visited It – NPR

Yes, America Has A Working Tea Plantation. We Visited It – NPR

Enlarge this image The “Green Giant” mechanical tea harvester, one of only a few in the world, does the manual work of 500 people. Wayne’s View Photography/Courtesy of Charleston Tea Plantation hide caption toggle caption Wayne’s View Photography/Courtesy of Charleston Tea Plantation The “Green Giant” mechanical tea harvester, one of only a few in the […]

Religious Diversity May Be Making America Less Religious – FiveThirtyEight

Religious Diversity May Be Making America Less Religious – FiveThirtyEight

In the United States, diversity has generally been considered an asset. It is frequently cited by public figures as both a source of national pride and a worthy ambition. It is an oft-stated goal of Fortune 500 companies, private colleges and entire sectors of the U.S. economy. And even if Americans don’t claim much diversity […]