Politics & Society

Politics & Society

What is Internet Sociology and Why Does it Matter?

Since no single theory can deliver suitable answers to the questions that the digital revolution has brought up, Internet Sociology uses a wide range of tools to explore the relation between the internet and society.

Politics & Society

Why States Should Raise the Minimum Wage Right Now

Research shows that individuals living in states that have raised the minimum wage are more likely to report being happy or satisfied with their lives – and the increase in happiness for low-income workers does not come at the expense of middle or upper income workers.

Politics & Society

Concerned Millenials Aren’t Anxious Snowflakes, They’re Just Realists

Young adults are regularly vilified as overly sensitive and anxious, but their belief the world is unsafe may just be realistic given the post-9/11 environment they’ve grown up in.

Politics & Society

Is China prematurely declaring victory in its reforms?

At the heart of China’s economic take-off during the last four decades is a fragile equilibrium between economic reforms and one-party rule. The communist party has demonstrated pragmatism and adaptability – but just at a time when China seeks to fully enter the knowledge economy and participate in global markets, it has put the brake on further reforms.

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