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Oct 07 2021
Perspectives BlogFrom the Right
"The Facebook Files" investigation by the Wall Street Journal (news bias rated Center), the interview with a Facebook whistleblower on 60 Minutes (CBS online news bias rated lean left), and the Senate hearing with the same whistleblower, have brought even more attention to the need to do something about the ill effects of social media.
But what can we do that willJohn Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Oct 15 2018
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on The Town Line newspaper.
Fake news. Fake videos. Fake photos. The way things are heading, the 21st century is likely to be known as the Fake Century, and it’s only going to get worse from here.
About a year ago, I came across a short BBC News report. It talked about an initiative by researchers at the University of Washington toEric W. Austin
Aug 13 2020
Amid the Black Lives Matter protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25, 2020, calls to “defund the police” began to populate protest signs and social media posts.
While there are multiple interpretations of “defund the police,” the basic definition is to move funding away from police departments and into community resources such as mental healthProCon.org
Feb 12 2021
Two studies show a school reopening goal detailed by the Biden administration for his first 100 days may have already been met before President Joe Biden took office.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki this week added some fine print to Biden’s vow to reopen a majority of schools, saying the president meant there would be in-person teaching at least one day a week in more than 50% ofFactCheck.org
Nov 19 2020
The number of applications for unemployment benefits rose sharply last week, indicating continued challenges for the U.S. economic recovery as coronavirus infections increased around the country.
Initial claims for jobless benefits, a proxy for layoffs, rose to a seasonally adjusted 742,000 last week, up from the 711,000 filed a week earlier, the Labor Department said Thursday. ThatWall Street Journal (News)
Oct 14 2021
Backed-up global supply chains are stoking inflation and goods shortages as the holiday season approaches. As economies recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and the demand for goods returns, suppliers are struggling to keep up. President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the Port of Los Angeles would begin operating 24/7 to alleviate the supply chain crunch. L.A.'s port and the Port of PalmAllSides Staff
Jan 11 2016
New data obtained by Politico Magazine shows that among the high-income consumers Trump's business relies on, his reputation is plummeting.Politico
Nov 18 2020
Bernie Sanders has described pharmaceutical companies as “crooks” who are “literally killing people every day.” So I guess we have some pretty nefarious characters to thank for the unprecedentedly rapid development of safe and effective vaccines that promise to bring the COVID-19 pandemic to an end. These innovative companies have invested years of work and billions of dollars that put them inNational Review (News)
Feb 02 2015
“There is a crisis of youth gun violence in this country,” reads January's Center for American Progress’ (CAP) 13-page report that shows how our Second Amendment rights are devastating the Millennial generation. According to their data, most of which is from the Centers for Disease Control and the Department of Justice, “gun deaths are on track to surpass motor vehicle traffic deaths for thisTownhall
Jun 01 2020
WASHINGTON — Nearly 60 years ago, the Supreme Court decided the case of Clarence Gideon, a Florida drifter accused of breaking into a poolroom who was tried and convicted without a lawyer. In a unanimous ruling, Gideon v. Wainwright, the court transformed criminal justice in America, announcing that poor people accused of serious crimes were entitled to lawyers paid for by the government.New York Times (News)