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Jul 14 2013
Young Adults Key To White House Obamacare Strategy
When the White House thinks about how to measure the success of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, the most important number isn't the 49 million Americans who don't have health insurance. It's the 150 uninsured people in a single neighborhood in Los Angeles or Miami they want to reach.
The 2010 Obamacare law has sweeping aims and is projected to reduce the number of U.S.HuffPost
Jul 18 2019
Who is a racist? Definitions vary in red and blue America.
If one word has dominated the U.S. news cycle lately, it’s probably “racist.” But the shouting match over presidential tweets is surfacing a divide over the definition of that incendiary word.
Hours before President Donald Trump held a rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, nobody waiting in the heat and anticipation of the parking lot outside an East CarolinaChristian Science Monitor
Dec 27 2014
Race and the race
Bobby Jindal is Indian-American, but you’ll never hear him describe himself that way. Marco Rubio insists he’s an “American of Hispanic descent.” And Ted Cruz “certainly” identifies as Hispanic, but he didn’t run for office as “the Hispanic guy.” These Republican lawmakers, along with African-American conservative favorite Ben Carson, look poised to make the 2016 GOP presidential field thePolitico
Jun 10 2021
Story of the Week: Record Number of Job Openings, but Hiring Slower Than Expected
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 9.3 million job openings this week, the highest amount since it began tracking the number in 2000 and a good sign for the economy's COVID-19 recovery. Despite this, hiring is lagging behind; the economy added 559,000 jobs in May, more than double the amount added in April but still short of the 671,000 additions expected by Wall StreetAllSides Staff
Nov 19 2019
Xinjiang Abuses Exposed
Last Saturday, The New York Times released “more than 400 pages of internal Chinese documents [that] provide an unprecedented inside look at the crackdown on ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region.” (New York Times)
Both sides condemn China and call for a forceful response:
“The echo of ‘1984,’ ‘Brave New World’ or ‘Fahrenheit 451’ is unmistakable. But this is not dystopianThe Flip Side
Jul 16 2019
OPINION: George Conway: Trump is a racist president
To this day, I can remember almost the precise spot where it happened: a supermarket parking lot in eastern Massachusetts. It was the mid-1970s; I was not yet a teenager, or barely one. I don’t remember exactly what precipitated the woman’s ire. But I will never forget what she said to my mother, who had come to this country from the Philippines decades before. In these words or somethingGuest Writer - Left
Mar 13 2015
The end of white Christian America is nigh: Why the country’s youth are abandoning religious conservatism
here’s been a lot of media attention recently to the changing demographics of the United States, where, at current rates, people who identify as “white” are expected to become a minority by the year 2050. But in many ways, the shift in national demographics has been accelerated beyond even that. New data from the American Values Atlas shows that while white people continue to be the majoritySalon
Dec 08 2019
Nikki Haley's Comments On Confederate Flag Spotlight Media Bias
In an interview with The Blaze's Glenn Beck on Friday, former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley discussed the 2015 massacre by Dylan Roof of nine members of an African American church in Charleston, South Carolina. Then a governor of the state, Haley said the flag had represented "service, sacrifice, and heritage" for residents there until Roof, an avowed white supremacist, "hijacked" itsAxios AlterNet The Blaze
May 17 2021
Why do People Believe in Conspiracy Theories? What the Leading Research SaysFrom the Center
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The coronavirus pandemic led to the emergence of conspiracy theories about the origins and nature of the new virus. In part reflecting intense political polarization in the United States, conspiracy groups like QAnon have risen in popularity. Considering the fact that conspiracy theories can often have substantialSukhayl Niyazov
Nov 12 2016
Harry Reid unleashed: Election shows America is ‘hate and bigotry’
Other Democratic lawmakers are being gracious in defeat, but retiring Sen. Harry Reid unleashed fury on Donald Trump and the country Friday, saying his election confirms the ascendance of “hate and bigotry in America.” “Watching white nationalists celebrate while innocent Americans cry tears of fear does not feel like America,” Mr. Reid said in a statement. The Nevada Democrat, who had beenWashington Times