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See? Babies are little socialists. And you heard it here first.

“Science Says Your Baby Is a Socialist” — Mother Jones headline, Nov. 18, 2014. But if you’ve been reading the Locker Room for the last decade, you already knew that. I wrote here back on March 22, 2006, in response to the question Don’t you think there’s a little socialist in all of us? Yeah;Continue Reading

Study: Boys with dads less likely to cause trouble

In “Fathers and Youth’s Delinquent Behavior” (NBER Working Paper No. 17507, October 2011), Deborah A. Cobb-Clark of the University of Melbourne and Erdal Tekin of Georgia State University conclude, Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, we find thatadolescent boys engage in more delinquent behavior if there is no father figure inContinue Reading