Is the skills gap real?

Last year, for instance, the Brook­ings Insti­tu­tion reported that it took twice as long to fill sci­ence, tech­nology, engi­neering, and math, or STEM, jobs as non-​​​​STEM posts. Mean­while, aca­d­e­mics like […]

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Mapping tools show Boston’s disparity

Daniel Hartman ana­lyzed dif­ferent mea­sures of wealth and poverty in Boston for a graduate-​​​​level class in visu­al­iza­tion tech­nolo­gies at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity. Using data from the 2009–2013 Amer­ican Com­mu­nity Survey, he […]

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ACLU critical of how SWAT teams are used

Jack McDe­vitt, director of North­eastern University’s Insti­tute on Race and Jus­tice, said there should be a con­ver­sa­tion about which war­rants should be exe­cuted by local police depart­ments. “People are getting […]

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Favorites of ‘Our Mockingbird’ director

On July 14, more than five decades after her debut novel “To Kill a Mock­ing­bird” first appeared, 89-​​​​year-​​​​old Harper Lee’s long-​​​​awaited follow-​​​​up “Go Set a Watchman” will finally be published. […]

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