Only in America
Two Stanford University researchers argue in a new study that the statement “girls are as good as boys at math” perpetuates sexist stereotypes. The 21-page paper claims the statement’s “grammatical structure contradicts its ostensible content, assuming the truth of male math superiority.” Comparing women to a male standard, researchers say, could be discouraging to women interested in math.
A California businessman who sells red baseball caps emblazoned with President Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan says Trump’s trade policies may force him to stop having the hats made in China. “We usually sell the MAGA hats for around $9 to $12,” said David Lassoff, manager of Incredible Gifts. “But it could go up to $20 if we had to make them in the U.S. and embroider them here.”