People power

State-level policy in the U.S. is responsive to public opinion, study shows.  [caption id="attachment_15211" align="alignnone" width="639"] A new study co-authored by an MIT political scientist shows that state policies in the U.S. from 1936 through…

The impact of parental absence in rural China…

Children without any parent at home score much lower on primary school exams than children with one or both parents, which can hinder future prospects. [caption id="attachment_14609" align="alignnone" width="1024"] A young girl walks in front…