Sat.Jan 19, 2019

NineShift 2019 Predictions. #6 Gen Y Revolt

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Gen Y will have one more play; they will change one more thing for the good of the 21st century. . Their modus operandi is online, so that is the likely organizing and force they will use. The issue: no idea. .

University of Missouri Does Another Violation of Title IX

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A new University of Missouri initiative to help black female students in STEM intentionally excludes black male students, another violation of Title IX. Black male students are the most disadvantaged minority in higher education, constituting only around 1.6% of graduates; far fewer than black female students. At the same time, black male students are even more interested in STEM than black female students, according to National Science Foundation statistics which MU actually cites. .

NineShift 2019 Predictions: #7 Recession Will Happen

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T h e 100 Year Parallel continues. We will have a recession. And for the same reasons. In 1919-1920 we had a deep but relatively short 18 month recession because the government (President a Democrat) financially shot itself in the foot, causing the recession. . Today we predict a recession for the very same reasons: the government will cause it. Things will also get better economically for most people in society after the recession.

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NineShift 2019 Predictions. #5 Democracy is Saved

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The year 2019 will be the turning or tipping point where democracy in America is saved. America will still fall behind Europe in positioning itself for prosperity in the 21st century. The United States will still be in decline, relinquishing its role as THE superpower in the world and becoming just another superpower. .

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NineShift 2019 Predictions. #4 Mental Health Crisis Continues

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The current mental health crisis continues this year. Young men (see our #1 prediction above) are particularly hit hard by the despair (Center for Disease Control word describing the situation) of depression, anxiety and panic. But young women, and older adults are also being affected. . Gen Y has more panic, depression and anxiety than any other generation in history. The issue for those smart young people denied college won't go away soon.

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NineShift 2019 Predictions. #3 America Still Clueless on Infrastructure

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It's getting late folks. 2020 is coming in a few months. And yet America is still clueless about what kind of infrastructure the country needs to position itself for prosperity in this century. The big one is transportation, where the U.S. is more than a decade behind the rest of the advanced world. Our leaders, business and government, still don't understand that trains have to, and will, replace cars as the primary mode of transportation.

NineShift 2019 Predictions. #2 Feminists Fiddle While Gender Pay Gap Narrows

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Gen Y women, and men, are actively working to narrow the gender pay gap. Good news: the gender pay gap is narrowing. Meanwhile, older feminists (both women and men who subscribe to the awful third wave belief system that 'boys should be raised like girls' and women somehow have superior traits than men) are fiddling with every slight and perceived offense other than the real issue: gender pay.

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Another Train Advantage: Save the Planet

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E urostar is targeting potential converts to high-speed rail by saying a London-Amsterdam Eurostar journey emits 80% less carbon than the equivalent flight. From Europe, a land of the 21st century where there are trains, and more and more trains, Eurostar is adding another train to its London to Amsterdam route. The third service will bring Eurostar’s capacity on the route to the equivalent of 12 flights a day, more than 75 flights a week and 3,900 flights per year.