How Liberals and Conservatives Blindly Rated the Bias of Breitbart, The Daily Caller, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, and Yahoo News

We asked people across the political spectrum to blindly rate the bias of Breitbart, The Daily Caller, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, and Yahoo News.
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Crime, Police Reform, and Law Enforcement: Americans Agree More Than You Might Think

About 65% of Americans are currently dissatisfied with the nation’s policies to reduce or control crime, more than any time in the 21st century. This comes as President Biden’s approval rating on crime sits at 38% and the percentage of Americans that think crime is “extremely serious” sits at a 20-year high.
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Challenging the Narrative

You hear a whole lot of talk about “narrative” these days. Who is setting the narrative? Which candidate is winning the news cycle? Which party’s message is breaking through? It all gets to feeling a bit tactical. I guess that’s the point. We live in the age of the attention economy, with...
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Could You Save American Democracy? Stanford Researchers Lead 'Strengthening Democracy Challenge'

The public has a new opportunity to test their hypotheses about how to strengthen U.S. democracy — all while potentially winning thousands of dollars. Stanford University and collaborators are inviting submissions to the crowdsourced Strengthening Democracy Challenge . Submissions must be...
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Democrats and Republicans Actually Agree on Many Policing Reforms

While the subject of U.S. policing remained contentious in the wake of George Floyd's death, surveys conducted this past summer showed many areas of overlap in terms of police reform. There is sometimes a faulty perception that Democrats support many kinds of deep policy changes, while...
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Republicans and Democrats Both Support Social Security — and Even Agree on Some Reforms

Social Security is sometimes described as the “third rail of American politics.” It got this name in the 1980s because it was so popular among both Republicans and Democrats that if any politician dared to “touch” Social Security and cut it substantially, the politician’s career would...
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