Tammy Lilien and Peter Cheeseman are the human faces of a Statistics Canada study on labour market conditions for young people over the past 30 years.
Ms. Lilien, 29, is the new owner of a condo in downtown Toronto, she has a full-time gig at Sunnybrook Hospital and other than a $1,000 monthly mortgage payment, has no debt. Mr. Cheeseman is a 25-year-old struggling to find a job as a steelworker in Hamilton.
They want it all, and they want it now. A new Pew poll, reported by The Journal, shows young women seeming to surpass young men in ambition. About two-thirds of women between ages 18 and 34 cited a high-paying career among their top life priorities, compared with just 59% of young men, the Pew Research ...
A new report from The Guardian's Abigail Haworth quotes a shocking statistic from the Japan Family Planning Association (JFPA) that 45% of Japanese women aged 16-24 "were not interested in or despised sexual contact." 25% of Japanese men feel the same way, according to the JFPA.
Pew Internet, a project of the Pew Research Center, just came out with its annual report on Social Media. The findings are based on a survey that includes data from telephone interviews conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International from August 7th to September 16th of this year.
In what is likely the most disappointing, if not unexpected, news of the day, we find that according to a just released Pew Research study, a substantial majority, or 56% of Americans, "say the National Security Agency’s (NSA) program tracking the telephone records of millions of Americans is an acceptable way for the government to investigate terrorism." Only 41% object to having every phone conversation intercepted, investigated, analyzed, and r