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What do voters want?

Apparently, more female candidates.  According to political consultants who now believe that women make desirable political candidates.  (For more, see A Woman’s Edge).  Why? The argument runs like this: voters assume women are more trustworthy and in touch with everyday … Continue reading

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Cutting the bias

Like many across the country, the GIN group was captivated by a study published in 2012 by microbiologist Jo Handelsman and her colleagues. In the study, 100 scientists were asked to rate applications from two undergraduates, Jennifer and John. The … Continue reading

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