May 2012

Anonymous Trolling: How Does Online Racism Affect Broadband Adoption?

May 7, 2012

Tweet It happens all too often: We read an interesting article and feel compelled to add our two cents about the topic, so we scroll down to the comments section only to be faced with a barrage of hate.  Arguably, most people who write articles would love for their work to be a catalyst for […]

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An Online Health Surge, But Minorities Lag Behind

May 6, 2012

Tweet Last July, the Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics released a data brief that found that white adults between the ages of 18 and 64 are far more likely than their black and Hispanic counterparts to search for health information online. Fifty-seven percent of whites surveyed had looked up medical information […]

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Idea Theft and Black Unemployment

May 6, 2012

Tweet The following article by Joseph Miller originally appeared on Politic365. Black unemployment is a symptom of persistent racial discrimination and skills gaps, but competition and trade policies play a role in unemployment that policy makers too often overlook.  Information technology (IT) and intellectual property (IP) theft is a significant threat to U.S. companies’ ability […]

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