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Sales of men’s blades and razors are down “due to pandemic-related consumption decline.” That presumably reflects a combination of intentional pandemic beard growing and five-day stubble that men don’t need to shave when working from home. But slacking on shaving is a gender-specific trend: Women’s blade and razor sales continue to rise, according to Proctor & Gamble.
Zoila Ponce de Leon and Gabriele Magni / Journal of Experimental Political Science
Additional Sources: Women Want an Answer! Field Experiments on Elected Officials and Gender Bias
Jennifer Schuessler / The New York Times
The donation, timed to the centennial of the 19th Amendment, doubles the library’s holdings relating to the party, which fought for women’s suffrage and the Equal Rights Amendment.