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Feb 15 2023
Target Demographic: Michigan State students’ training kicked in during shooting
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — When the texts began coming in about a shooter at Michigan State University, training that many students started receiving as schoolchildren automatically kicked in. They ran. They found a place to hide. They locked and barricaded the doors. They turned out the lights. Then they waited as a gunman who killed three students and wounded five more eluded police forThe Parkersburg News and Sentinal
Jan 17 2023
China's Population Falls For First Time Since 1961, Highlights Demographic Crisis
China's population fell last year for the first time in six decades, a historic turn that is expected to mark the start of a long period of decline in its citizen numbers with profound implications for its economy and the world.
The drop, the worst since 1961, the last year of China's Great Famine, also lends weight to predictions that India will become the world's most populous nationInternational Business Times
Apr 29 2013
Demographics Behind Smaller Workforce
Americans are leaving the labor force in unprecedented numbers. But the trend has more to do with retiring baby boomers than frustrated job seekers abandoning their searches.Wall Street Journal (News)
Sep 16 2022
Hispanic Texans may now be the state’s largest demographic group, new census data shows
A closely watched estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday indicates that Texas may have passed a long-awaited milestone: the point where Hispanic residents make up more of the state’s population than white residents.
The new population figures, derived from the bureau’s American Community Survey, showed Hispanic Texans made up 40.2% of the state’s population in 2021 whileThe Texas Tribune
Mar 26 2023
What counts as an ‘American name’ in a changing nation
Few things signal the challenge America faces as it adapts to its evolving demographics more than a name.
Four in 10 Americans now identify as non-White, according to the latest census report, and they are transforming what counts as a common U.S. name.
So much so that when Katherine He analyzed census data of 348 million American baby names between 1880 to 2017, for theWashington Post
Mar 24 2023
Chicago Blackhawks won’t wear special ‘pride’ jerseys as another NHL team body checks ‘woke’ agenda
The National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks set off cries of rage across “woke” Twitter when the team decided that it wouldn’t wear LGBTQIA+ jerseys during warmups before an upcoming home game on Pride Night. With the decision to join the ranks of teams and players that have rejected virtue signaling in honor of the very special demographic, the organization cited a recently expandedBizpac Review
Nov 30 2014
For GOP, demographic opportunities, challenges await
The influence of ongoing demographic changes on politics is a familiar story. Given current voting patterns, the increasing diversity in the population is likely to work to the advantage of Democrats in future presidential elections. For Republicans, the question is not just how, but whether they can bend the curve.
William Frey of the Brookings Institution Explores the Future in hisWashington Post
Mar 23 2023
Shares of Jack Dorsey’s Block Fall on Short-Seller Report
Shares of the payments company formerly known as Square fell 13% in early trading Thursday after a short seller questioned the company’s user numbers and accused it of predatory tactics.
Hindenburg Research said a two-year investigation into Block Inc. SQ -15.63%decrease; red down pointing triangle
found the company “obfuscates” its Cash App service’s true user numbers byWall Street Journal (News)
Mar 19 2023
Democrats brace for another Senate nail-biter in Nevada
Democrats are gearing up for another hard-fought Senate race in Nevada next cycle after the state narrowly decided who would control the upper chamber in the midterms.
Last year, Democrats were able to retain Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto’s (D-Nev.) seat by less than a point but lost the governor’s mansion after former Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo ousted incumbent Gov. Steve SisolakThe Hill
Jan 04 2020
Demographic Shift Poised to Test Trump’s 2020 Strategy
President Trump’s 2020 election strategy relies largely on the white, working-class base that he excited in 2016. But he faces a demographic challenge: The electorate has changed since he was last on the ballot in ways likely to benefit Democrats.
Working-class, white voters are projected to decline by 2.3 percentage points nationally as a share of eligible voters, compared with theWall Street Journal (News)