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8 News Sources Reparing our Shattered Media

Less than a third of Americans trust the news. That’s a lower approval rating than the one enjoyed by President Donald Trump. Gone are the days when we gather on… Read more >

3 Ways to Defuse “The Trump Effect”

The Presidency of Donald Trump has turned America into a country of arm-chair psychologists. We’re crowded into living rooms, watching a bizarre version of “The Truman Show” whose subject has… Read more >

How Independents Can Save Us All

The US is locked in an annoying, adolescent shouting match, like two siblings fighting over a Playstation. It’s rare the US electorate is ever truly united, but the current divide… Read more >

How the “Health Care” Bill Fails ECON 101

A cost/benefit analysis is a handy tool to help reveal someone’s priorities and values. So, for example, if your boss forbids employees from flying business class, you’d reason your boss… Read more >


President Trump has broken another record. On July 21 he assumed the Gallup poll crown for lowest second-quarter approval rating by a sitting President: 38.8%, a small drop from his… Read more >