- If illegal immigrants left the workforce, America’s gross domestic product would drop by 3 percent over the next 10 years.
- Barack Obama oversaw a record number of deportations during his presidency.
- Toilet flushing accounts for 27 percent of the average American’s water consumption.
- Terms like “beef” and “pork” create emotional distance between consumers and the animals they are preparing to eat.
- Popular and classical music produce different response patterns in our brains.
- Twenty-nine percent of American Jews identify as Republican.
- Since 9/11, the number of border barriers around the world has skyrocketed.
Explore more stories from the March/April 2017 issue of Pacific Standard.