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May 26 2015
Support for marriage equality in Ireland was strikingly broad
Ireland's historic vote in favor of marriage equality last Friday was, in the end, not especially close, with the yesses carrying almost every electoral district. Still, as Jason Kelleher's map of the vote shows, there were some very pronounced regional differences:Vox
Apr 20 2021
How Can America Depolarize? The Best 11 Ideas from Early 2021
How can America depolarize?
I searched across the web for thought leaders who can help answer this question. The links below are all from early 2021.
The topics vary widely. There is a proposal for a new civics education. Some articles draw on social science research, such as learnings from other societies that have experienced conflict.
Other topics include a newJackson Lanzer
Oct 02 2019
How President Pence Would Blow Up 2020
If the Senate were to remove President Donald Trump from office—which could happen only on a bipartisan vote—the 2016 election results wouldn’t be overturned. Democrats wouldn’t control the White House. America’s reward for convicting Trump would be President Michael Richard Pence.
Nine out of every 10 Republican respondents said in a Quinnipiac poll released Monday that Trump shouldPolitico
Aug 21 2020
Joe Biden likes you
Joe Biden likes you even if you don’t like him, because it’s his job to like you, no matter how you vote.
It’s long been the cliché that voters judge politicians based on their likability. There’s truth to it, but in my experience, the deeper question isn’t how much voters like a politician, but whether they believe a politician likes them.
There isn’t enough charisma in theVox
Sep 25 2019
'GameDay' attendee who raised over $1 million with sign apologizes for 'hurtful' tweets
A man who was spotted asking for beer money on ESPN's "College GameDay" broadcast has apologized for racist tweets that were uncovered by The Des Moines Register.
The Register reported that it uncovered two racist jokes in Carson King's previous tweets, noting that one compared black mothers to gorillas and another made light of black people killed in the Holocaust.
The tweetsThe Hill
Jan 18 2016
Donald Trump Quotes the Bible at Liberty University, Tells Youth ‘Never Give Up’
GOP frontrunner Donald Trump spoke at Liberty University to thousands of people that filled the audience, where he quoted from the Bible and told the college students to “never give up.”
“You can never ever give up,” Trump told the audience on the college campus in Lynchburg, Virginia. “If you give up, you’re not going to make it.”
“Go into a field that you love,” he added, “IfBreitbart News
Jun 08 2020
Democrats’ Calls to Defund the Police Are a Losing Bet at the Polls
Democratic lawmakers, operatives, and commentators are calling for the defunding or abolition of America's police departments in the wake of officer Derek Chauvin's killing of unarmed black man George Floyd.
While the proposal is popular among the party's progressive activist wing and on Twitter, it faces a hard wall of resistance among the wider public. A recent YouGov poll showed thatWashington Free Beacon
Dec 17 2017
Trump Job Cuts at Education Department Worry Civil-Rights Advocates
The Education Department is cutting staff at its Office for Civil Rights as part of a push to reduce Washington’s footprint in education. But critics say the move will blunt the office’s response to issues like sexual assault on college campuses and racial discrimination in public schools.Wall Street Journal (News)
Oct 16 2012
5 unmet promises of President Obama
President Barack Obama swept into office in 2009 with the strongest electoral mandate in a generation, majorities in both houses of Congress and promises of dramatic change in Washington.Politico
Oct 30 2018
OPINION: The Pittsburgh Synagogue, Anti-Semitism and Trump
All my life I have reminded fellow Jews in America that we are the luckiest Jews to have ever lived in a non-Jewish country. I know what I'm talking about. I wrote a book on anti-Semitism, taught Jewish history at Brooklyn College and fought anti-Semitism since I was 21, when Israel sent me into the Soviet Union to smuggle in Jewish religious items and smuggle out Jewish names.Guest Writer - Right