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Jun 12 2013
In all the noise and shouting over the NSA data gathering the unspoken assumption is that the public must be outraged. But in fact much of the public seems indifferent and the political fallout may be less predictable than it seems.NPR (Online News)
Aug 28 2013
Despite hundreds of millions invested by the government of Qatar, Al Jazeera America drew only a tiny fraction of its total audience reach in the first few days of the Aug. 20 launch, preliminary data show.USA TODAY
Aug 26 2013
U.S. stock futures are under pressure ahead of new data expected to show that businesses eased back on big-ticket purchases last month, as well as a report Friday that revealed a drop-off in new home purchases.The Blaze
Jan 17 2014
President Barack Obama will announce on Friday a major overhaul of a controversial National Security Agency program that collects vast amounts of basic telephone call data on foreigners and Americans a senior Obama administration official said. In an 11 a.m.HuffPost
Aug 19 2013
Republicans Rand Paul and Peter T. King sparred Sunday over the National Security Agencys domestic-surveillance program, illustrating the party's divide on the federal government's monitoring of private data in the interest of national security.Washington Times
Jun 14 2018
Public opinion on abortion rights is often framed as a binary choice between two political positions, but a closer look at new polling data from Gallup reveals more nuance.
While a majority of Americans support legalized abortion in early pregnancy, most oppose it in the later stages, according to the survey.
Gallup finds that 60 percent of Americans believe abortion generallyNPR (Online News)
Jul 21 2020
Why the framers created the Electoral College — and why we need to get rid of it.
One of the biggest problems with American democracy is that it’s not democratic.
Two of the last five presidents were elected despite losing the popular vote, more than half the Senate is elected by roughly 18 percent of the population, and voting districts are increasingly gerrymandered in waysVox
Jul 21 2020
President Donald Trump’s extraordinary interview with “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace, who frequently fact-checked the president in real time, contained a long list of false, misleading and unsubstantiated claims:
The president claimed other countries, later mentioning Europe, are only testing for COVID-19 if someone is “really sick” and that the “massive” testing in the U.S. “FactCheck.org
Aug 13 2021
Perspectives BlogFrom the Center
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This week it was the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s turn. The U.N.’s experts published an alarming report calling climate change a “code red for humanity” that is already being felt across the world and will only continue to accelerate. That’s very scary stuff.
It was so frightening thatDan Schnur
Jan 22 2021
On Jan. 6, America watched in horror as insurrectionists attacked the Capitol. In real time, we followed the livestreamed video and images of angry mobs ransacking the building while lawmakers barricaded themselves in their offices and evacuated chambers in escape hoods. For a few hours, I was so chilled by the national crisis unfolding that I forgot it was all happening against the backdropSlate