Trump’s Economic Plan + Other Media Contrasts This Week

This was one of those weeks when sources on the Left, Right, and Center have largely focused on entirely different stories. For example, while the Left has been talking about Trump’s campaign woes and the J ustice Department’s findings of bias in the Baltimore Police Department , the...
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Story of the Week: Trump Implosion or Media Mania

It hasn’t been a good week for Donald Trump in the polls or in the media. Today, NPR.com reported that “some (anonymous) Republicans have told reporters they are discussing a Plan B, or a ‘Break Glass’ contingency plan to replace Trump at the top of their ticket” and added that this is...
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Black Lives, Blue Lives: Truth on Both Sides, Part I

Read Parts II , III and IV Lately the media has seemed inundated with reports of alleged police brutality. Now, the recent murders of policemen in Dallas and Baton Rouge add another wrinkle to this grave issue. Demonstrations against police racism vie against rallies to support slain...
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Story of the Week: The Democratic Convention

If you were an alien dropped from outer space to the U.S. last week and you watched the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, you might assume these conventions have been discussing two different countries entirely. You might even decide there are two different Donald Trumps and...
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The Future We Would All Like to See

The danger of nuclear weapons may not be a fun thing to talk about, but it is critical to our future. Let's start talking about it. Our good friend, Joan Blades , agrees, and she is starting the conversation in living rooms across the country. She invited John Gable, our founder, to...
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Story of the Week: House Gun Sit-In

On Wednesday , a group of House Democrats staged something new: a sit-in to protest a lack of action on gun control. The 25-hour occupation caught the attention of social media. By sitting in, were the Democrats standing up for something that most Americans support - or was it a time-...
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Can't believe anyone would vote for "you know who"? Here's a hint - we like being right.

How can you vote for Trump with his hateful speech? How can you vote for Clinton with all her scandals? How can you vote for Sanders with no chance to win? And how can you be enthusiastic about it? Lots of people are very enthusiastic about their choice for President, despite these...
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