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The Food Timeline: popular American decade foods, menus, products & party planning tips

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Fun little site with insight into the crossroads of history/context, food, and culture.  

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Teen Pregnancy down 27% in New York City over the last decade: report

Teen Pregnancy down 27% in New York City over the last decade: report | Mr. Benolkin's Sociology Course | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: Teen pregnancy in the city has plunged by 27% over the last decade, new data show.
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Wall St. to the Middle Class: “You’ve Got It Made!” » Sociological Images

Wall St. to the Middle Class: “You’ve Got It Made!” » Sociological Images | Mr. Benolkin's Sociology Course | Scoop.it
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‘Fundamentally Unfair’: How States Tax The Richest 1 Percent At Half The Rate Of The Poor

‘Fundamentally Unfair’: How States Tax The Richest 1 Percent At Half The Rate Of The Poor | Mr. Benolkin's Sociology Course | Scoop.it
The poorest Americans are subject to a tax rate at the state and local level that is twice as high as the tax rate paid by the wealthiest earners thanks to “fundamentally unfair” state tax laws, according to a new report from the Institute on...
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Intersting article.  Speaks to social structures and how they are organized.  I wonder how a conflict theoriest would view this?  

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Who Benefits from Government Programs? » Sociological Images

Who Benefits from Government Programs? » Sociological Images | Mr. Benolkin's Sociology Course | Scoop.it
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An analysis of who uses government benefit programs.

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The U.S. Collects Less In Taxes Than All But Two Industrialized Countries

The U.S. Collects Less In Taxes Than All But Two Industrialized Countries | Mr. Benolkin's Sociology Course | Scoop.it
President Obama and Senate Democrats have presented deficit reduction plans that would rely on both spending cuts and increased tax revenues, but Republicans continue to insist that the U.S.
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Bullying study: It does get better for gay teens

Bullying study: It does get better for gay teens | Mr. Benolkin's Sociology Course | Scoop.it
CHICAGO (AP) — It really does get better for gay and bisexual teens when it comes to being bullied, although young gay men have it worse than their lesbian peers, according to the first long-term scientific evidence on how the problem changes over...
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Study: How We Lose Our Virginity Shapes Our Entire Sexual Life

Study: How We Lose Our Virginity Shapes Our Entire Sexual Life | Mr. Benolkin's Sociology Course | Scoop.it
Those who had more positive initiations into sex scored higher for sexual satisfaction and esteem later on, and reported less "sexual depression."
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This article speaks to the strong influence early sexual behavior has upon later sexual behavior. 

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Poverty level and payday lending locations mapped

Poverty level and payday lending locations mapped | Mr. Benolkin's Sociology Course | Scoop.it
See where Minnesota's payday lenders are located, and how their locations correlate to poverty rates.
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Minnesota Poverty Levels Mapped with the location of Payday loans.

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U.S. Tax Rates in Comparative Perspective » Sociological Images

U.S. Tax Rates in Comparative Perspective » Sociological Images | Mr. Benolkin's Sociology Course | Scoop.it
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An interesting analysis of the US tax rates in comparison to other nations.  

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