They’re a lovely young couple living with her folks in East Hartford, Conn. They’re ready for a place of their own, and they’d like a diverse neighborhood. Can you help them? I wrote this for NEXT New England. Photo by Ryan Caron King
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Christians rule! (Congress edition)
This Washington Post article says that Congress is getting more diverse — but people who claim Christianity as their religion far outnumber any one else (at 91 percent, while just 71 percent of Americans claim Christianity as their religion). Here’s more on the topic, from Esquire.
What happens when the majority becomes the minority?
Because it’s really already happened, in schools. This country is becoming increasingly diverse, as evidence by this chart that parses public school enrollment. I find this fascinating. As I type this, the admin across the hall is speaking Spanish to someone who just called her on the phone. Last week, I had some of the best …
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And the most religiously diverse region is…
…not us. It’s Vietnam, Singapore, Taiwan. And even more interesting, in this round-up at Vox? Maybe the most surprising thing here is that most of the US’s religious diversity comes not from religious minorities, who in total are only 5.3 percent of the population, but from the 16 percent of Americans who are unaffiliated. It’s …
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