Johns Hopkins Cherlin

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Understanding the Roots of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

What is the actual history behind the conflict in Ukraine, and what has been the role of America and the West in fostering it?

Is the institution of marriage obsolete?

Is marriage obsolete? According to a new TIME/ Pew Research Center poll, 40% of Americans believe it is. What we found is that marriage, whatever its social, spiritual or symbolic appeal, is in purely practical terms just not as necessary as it used to be. Neither men nor women need to be married to have [...]