Catherine Sebastian

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Trump’s America, where even park employees have become enemies of the state

Brutal policies accompanied by suppression of the facts are sure signs of an autocracy<p>Last Tuesday, for a few hours, Badlands National Park defied presidential orders. “Today, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is higher than at any time in the last 650,000 years #climate,” it tweeted. …

Political Science

The psychological trick that makes it harder to pay off your credit cards

Unlike your typical mortgage or car loan, credit cards are a door to open-ended debt. There exist no standard repayment plans, no deadlines to keep you on track. Beyond a token minimum each month, you’re free to mail in as much or as little money as you like.<p>It turns out that the human mind is …

Personal Finance

The Burden On Black Teachers: 'I Don't Belong At Your Table'

Students need many things, from visionary principals to sharp pencils. Somewhere near the top of that list should be these two words:<p>Black teachers.<p>As of 2012, 16 percent of public school students were African-American, while just 7 percent of teachers were black. To make matters worse, according …


Trump thinks China’s leaders are smarter. They didn’t even let their people watch the debate.

It was a familiar theme for Donald Trump. China’s leaders are smarter than their American counterparts. China’s economy is growing much faster than the U.S. economy, and it is one of those countries “raiding” American jobs.<p>China was cast as the foil to expose the weakness of the Obama …


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Presidential Debate Recap: ‘Advantage, Clinton’

<i>Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spent their first debate Monday night attacking each other personally and over policy. They sparred on trade and the Iraq war, her use of a private email server and his choice not to release his tax</i> …