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Dec 19 2020
Deaths from COVID-19 are overwhelmingly concentrated among the elderly, and thus it would seem obvious that vaccinating older Americans should be a top priority. Yet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released guidance suggesting that millions of essential workers should receive the vaccine before many people 65 and older.
Part of the reason for this, according toReason
Jun 27 2018
Partisan identity is now stronger and more meaningful for many Americans than race, ethnicity or religious denomination -- and is viewed as a more legitimate justification for discrimination.Townhall
Jan 19 2021
The White House on Monday released the report of the presidential 1776 Commission, a sweeping attack on liberal thought and activism that calls for a “patriotic education,” defends America’s founding against charges that it was tainted by slavery and likens progressivism to fascism.
President Trump formed the 18-member commission — which includes no professional historians but a numberNew York Times (News)
Sep 30 2021
President Joe Biden on Thursday named 10 nominees to the federal bench, continuing his efforts to diversify the judicial branch with picks who would notch demographic firsts on their respective courts.
The eighth slate of federal judicial nominations brings Biden's total to 53 nominees, nearly three-quarters of whom are women, a White House official told CNN. Fifteen of the nominees --CNN (Online News)
Jul 30 2020
A few years ago, I ran a study with a colleague, Daniel Newark, of how Americans think about test score gaps in education. It featured a survey experiment with a nationally representative sample of adults. The study design let us test for differences in how Americans see Black-white, Hispanic-white, and wealthy-poor gaps. The study’s main finding was that Americans are far more concerned aboutBrookings Institution
Apr 12 2021
Fox News' Tucker Carlson, White Supremacist Manifestos 'Eerily' Similar, 'Daily Show' Mash-Up Suggests
Comedy Central's The Daily Show produced a segment Friday that juxtaposed video clips of Fox News' Tucker Carlson with the texts of two white supremacist mass shooters, depicting "eerily similar" remarks.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah spliced together Carlson's consistent remarks about "ethnic replacement" and "obedient third world" voters in order to draw comparisons to two 2019Newsweek
Nov 29 2017
I was a Boston radio talk host in 2012 when the Elizabeth Warren/Native American heritage story broke, and I had the perfect nickname for her:
"Faux-cahontas."Guest Writer - Right
Jun 25 2020
Norma Dunning still remembers the elderly passenger on a flight who asked her, “Where are you from?”
“Edmonton,” Dunning replied, but the woman shook her head. “No, no, no. Where are you from?”
Dunning understood the woman wanted to know her ethnicity. But when she answered, “Inuit,” she got a blank stare. Finally, Dunning said, “I’m Eskimo.”
She dislikes the term, butThe Guardian
Apr 06 2021
The U.S. has publicly raised the threat of a joint boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in China with its allies and partners, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said during a press conference on Tuesday.
Why it matters: An Olympics boycott by the U.S. and its allies could help persuade the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into Beijing's actions in Xinjiang,Axios
Oct 10 2021
Taiwan will not bow to pressure and nobody can force it to accept the path China has laid out for the self-governing democracy, President Tsai Ing-wen said Sunday as the island celebrated its National Day amid heightened tensions with Beijing.
During her speech in front of the presidential office in the capital Taipei, Tsai warned that Taiwan is facing the "most complex situation" inCNN (Online News)