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Daily Archives: March 30th, 2011

Men’s Earnings Declined as Women’s Moved Upward

  THESE TABLES, which show the changes in median earnings from 1947 to 2009 for men and women employed full-time, were included in a recent post. I am publishing them again to draw further attention to these remarkable figures. From 1973 to 2009, the median earnings of full-time male workers over 15 years old decreased by an average of .1 percent […]

A Case of Bullying

  MRS. C. writes: I was wondering if you could perhaps post this question regarding my thoughts on what I believe to be assault on a 15-year-old boy.   My youngest child, a 6’2″ freshman male in high school is on a competitive team, does great academically and is well liked by teachers, coaches, and […]

Spring Pools

  These pools that, though in forests, still reflect The total sky almost without defect, And like the flowers beside them, chill and shiver, Will like the flowers beside them soon be gone, And yet not out by any brook or river, But up by roots to bring dark foliage on. The trees that have […]