President Trump caused consternation at this week’s NATO summit with his pointed comments about Germany’s energy dealings with Russia. Hadas Aron and Emily Holland write that this rhetoric plays closely into Russian President Vladimir Putin’s goal of ending American hegemony. Whether Trump is working on Putin’s behalf is immaterial, they argue; his foreign policy actions are undermining the liberal […]
The growing racial pay gap is linked to rising income inequality and continued occupational segregation and discrimination.
Despite the civil rights movement of the 1960s and affirmative action policies, major pay gaps between whites and blacks persist. While the racial pay gap closed during the latter half of the 20th century, this trend reversed around 2000, and the gap has been growing ever since. In new research, Hadas Mandel and Moshe Semyonov examine a number of […]