Category Archives: Census

The Census Is Still In Trouble

The U.S. right has had a long-running battle against the U.S. Census. Some context from five years ago: These are the same Republicans who have no problem with the massive surveillance state. At this point, it’s practically legal for the … Continue reading

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Are People Really Going To Move From Clay County, KY To Wash Dishes In D.C.?

Or Boston? Or Austin, TX? From Pew (boldface mine): Most of the United States’ 11.1 million unauthorized immigrants live in just 20 major metropolitan areas, with the largest populations in New York, Los Angeles and Houston, according to new Pew … Continue reading

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The Rightwing War on the Census Rolls On

For those of you not who don’t occasionally dive into the nether regions of the conservative movement, over the last decade, there has been a rightwing assault on the Census. No, really: By now, you might have heard about the … Continue reading

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The War on the Census Rolls On

Because various national catastrophes and tragedies are just another way to keep movement conservative nuttiness out of the spotlight. Yes, the Republicans are still beating these drums: 1) Eliminating the Commerce Department’s American Community Survey. 2) Eliminating the Census of … Continue reading

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White Births Account for Less Than Half of New Births: The Question

In a NY Times article about the recent finding that white births now account for less than half of all new births in the U.S., Marcelo Suarez-Orozco, co-director of Immigration studies at New York University, asks: The question is, how … Continue reading

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Government by Paranoiacs: The U.S. Census Edition

By now, you might have heard about the House Republicans’ vote to defund the detailed U.S. Census–surveys which have existed for two centuries, in one form or another. If you haven’t: The House voted Wednesday to eliminate the detailed surveys … Continue reading

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Some Handy U.S. Interactive Demographic Data

So wonk out!
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