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The News And Its New Silent Majority: Clinton Supporters

This election, I've been trying an experiment, judging journalism from a different perspective, from the outside, as a member of a community and a partisan. I don't like what I'm learning about my profession.<p>We journalists tend to separate ourselves from the public we serve. We call ourselves …

Journalism

Donald Trump Is Going To Be Elected

Donald Trump is going to be elected president.<p>The American people voted for him a long time ago.<p>They voted for him when The History Channel went from showing documentaries about the Second World War to "Pawn Stars" and "Swamp People."<p>They voted for him when The Discovery Channel went from showing …

The Automatic Health Benefits Of Moving South Of The Border

By Bonnie W. Hayman, International Living<p>Lying in the northern mountains of Nicaragua, at the heart of coffee country, the city of Matagalpa is green all year round. With temperatures ranging from 59 F to 74 F, the cool breezes are a welcome break from the warmth of the lowlands. And even by …

Inside The Head Of Trump Voters

Here is the keynote speech the social psychologist Jonathan Haidt gave to the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association last week. …

Political Science

The Real Reason White People Say 'All Lives Matter'

<b>Why "Black" Makes Us Uncomfortable</b><p>Dear fellow white people, let's have an honest talk about why we say "All Lives Matter." First of all, notice that no one was saying "All Lives Matter" before people started saying "Black Lives Matter." So "All Lives Matter" is <i>a response to</i> "Black Lives Matter." …

Bill Maher Reveals '25 Things You Don't Know' About Donald Trump

No. 22: "I cry at movies. Because they’re integrated."<p>Bill Maher on Friday hilariously imagined the kind of things that Donald Trump would say if he ever participated in Us Weekly’s regular feature “25 Things You Don’t Know About Me.”<p>The “Real Time With Bill Maher” host followed up on previous …

Donald Trump

You Need to Read These Responses to the Deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

On July 5, 37-year-old Alton Sterling was fatally shot by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Less than 48 hours later, 32-year-old Philando Castile …

One Percent Republic

In evaluating the Global War on Terrorism, the overriding question is necessarily this one: has more than a decade of armed conflict enhanced the …

Keep Your Name Off That Layoff List

A very important meeting is held, and you’re not invited. At this meeting, a senior leader announces that since targets were not reached, 150 managers will be laid off, and the purpose of this meeting is to create a list identifying exactly who those people will be. The key question for you is, …

Three Tips For Overcoming Your Blind Spots

Ernst Cramer, the late, great editor-in-chief of the German daily <i>Die Welt</i>, once recounted how as a college student in America in the midwest, just after World War II, he questioned in a math class whether the textbook was not mistaken in a particular instance. The lecturer reflexively, and rather …

Just Make a Decision Already

Strategic decisiveness is one of the most vital success attributes for leaders in every position and every industry, but few leaders understand where it comes from or how to find more of it. It is not surprising that picking one strategic direction and then decisively pursuing that direction are …