How economic populism is transforming Latin America, long one of the most unequal regions of the world. (The Nation)

A wide-ranging look at gender parity in the workplace, according to recently updated data from the OECD. (The Atlantic)

An array of public opinion surveys show that blacks and Latinos have become much more optimistic about the U.S.’s prospects, while white people have become more pessimistic. (Code Switch)

How gender imbalances can fuel conflicts and revolutions. (The Atlantic)

A new study shows there’s been no decline in intergenerational poverty in the last 30 years, but is there more to the story? (The American Prospect)

A set of revealing broadband adoption maps could help push for more transparent data in an industry that gives up little. (Atlantic Cities)

Is there such a thing as gay and lesbian art? (NPR)

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