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Apr 30 2014
The Rise of the Drone Master: Pop Culture Recasts ObamaIn Marvel’s latest popcorn thriller, Captain America battles Hydra, a malevolent organization that has infiltrated the highest levels of the United States government. There are missile attacks, screeching car chases, enormous explosions, evil assassins, data-mining supercomputers and giant killer drones ready to obliterate millions of people. Its inspiration? New York Times (News)
Jun 08 2017
Comey TestifiesIn an open session in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee today, James Comey the former FBI Director, testified for close to 3 hours. After a short break, he then spoke for another hour in a closed session, most likely containing classified information. It remains to be seen what the results of his testimony will be. Although widely speculated, President Trump did not live tweet during John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Oct 25 2019
Small Donors Get Creative to Give Over and Over to 2020 Candidates
The trend is fueled by the increasing ease of giving money online.
The February day that Bernie Sanders began his second Democratic presidential campaign, Christine Peloza gave him $27, the amount Mr. Sanders often boasted was the average donation in his first run. Then, she kept giving, in $3 increments, clicking donate up to 20 times a day.
By the end of June, Ms. Peloza, a 34-Wall Street Journal (News)
Dec 03 2018
'Find Your Perfect Mismatch': Learn How to Talk With Your Political Other
The problems and divides we see every day seem too big to solve. Politicians enrage us to fight. News media sensationalizes the worst extremes. And they all do this so well that we can't help but feel angry and disenchanted.
But we can do something about it.
Enter Mismatch, a program by AllSides. We pair you with your political opposite so you can have a respectful conversationBilly Binion
Aug 29 2015
How The 2016 Candidates Are Getting Their Money, In 1 Infographic
Jeb Bush is getting all the millionaires, and Bernie Sanders is getting the small donors — those have been two prominent storylines in the 2016 money race for the presidency.
But what about everyone in between? The Washington, D.C.-based Campaign Finance Institute released data on campaign fundraising, and it paints a fascinating picture — which we decided to make into a literal pictureNPR (Online News)
Mar 08 2018
Trump to Impose Tariffs on Steel and AluminumPresident Trump officially announced new tariffs on steel and aluminum, exempting Mexico and Canada. Critics argue this could spark a trade war, while some in favor say that this is part of his 'America First' agenda. The plan also has unlikely supporters in large unions and some Democrats who contend that the tariffs will level the playing field between the U.S. and outside competitors like John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Apr 26 2018
North Korea Pledges to Suspend Nuclear TestingNorth Korea announced that it would cease nuclear testing indefinitely as Kim Jong-Un travels to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Experts are divided on whether or not this actually signals openness to disarming. The news coincided with French President Emmanuel Macron's U.S. visit, who hopes that President Trump's meeting with Jong-Un will buy time for the Iran Deal. Mike Pompeo John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Jan 13 2013
Both Sides in Gun Debate Agree: Punish Background-Check Liars
Nearly 80,000 Americans were denied guns in 2010, according to Justice Department data, because they lied or provided inaccurate information about their criminal histories on background-check forms. Yet only 44 of those people were charged with a crime.New York Times (News)
May 29 2013
Record 10,978,040 Now on Disability
The total number of people in the United States now receiving federal disability benefits hit a record 10,978,040 in May, up from 10,962,532 million in April, according to newly released data from the Social Security Administration.CNSNews.com
Jan 26 2021
New AllSides Media Bias Chart™: Announcing Version 4
The AllSides Media Bias Chart™ helps you to easily identify different perspectives. Now announcing Version 4, with updated ratings!
We make media bias transparent so you can avoid manipulation, fake news, and misinformation.
Check out Version 4 below:
Here’s what’s new Version 4:Moved CNN online news (we don’t rate television content) from Lean Left to Left. Julie Mastrine