Tyler Gibson

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My Long, Dark Night in Trumplandia

“THE FED OWNS COWS!” a protester bellowed at me as I moved blindly toward the doors of a Donald Trump rally. It was February 8, the eve of the New …

The truth about the white working class: Why it’s really allergic to voting for Democrats

There are many theories, but a look at polling data gives us a clear picture of a demographic in decline<p>What’s up with working-class whites? It’s a question that’s been asked for decades, and has been raised again recently in the discussion surrounding an Alec MacGillis piece examining Matt Bevin’s …

5 things on NSA’s mass spying being deemed illegal

All three of the 2nd Circuit judges are Democratic appointees.<p><b>But is the spying program constitutional?:</b><p>What the court did not address was whether …

This time, Hillary Clinton plays up her gender and key issues for women

Hillary Rodham Clintonwaited until the day of her concession speech the last time she ran for president to put the glass ceiling at the center of her campaign.<p>Seven years later, the country and<p>Clintonboth have changed. From the start, her campaign is making a selling point of breaking the gender …

Government

Hillary Clinton and the Democrats’ Inequality Agenda

Following his appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press” over the weekend, when he declined to offer a full endorsement of Hillary Clinton’s Presidential campaign bid, Mayor Bill de Blasio found himself on the front of New York City’s tabloids on Monday. “<i>STABBED IN DE BACK</i>,” blared the <i>Daily News</i>. The …

The 5 worst Congresses in American history

The current Congress is approaching a single-digit approval rating. Believe it or not, there have been worse<p>America is caught in the throes of the 114th Congress. May the world take pity on us. They are so gridlocked they can’t even agree that sex trafficking is a bad thing. It is certain, even …

Is a New Political System Emerging in This Country?

<i>This post first appeared at</i> TomDispatch.<p>(Photo: Ryan Bodenstein/flickr CC 2.0)<p>Have you ever undertaken some task you felt less than qualified for, …

Political Science

Finnish schools no longer teaching subjects like maths and science

Nor will there be separate classes for literature, history, geography or any of the traditional core subjects.<p>The new method of “phenomenon teaching” …

Fitness Magazine Shares Behind-the-Scenes Details on New Apple Watch Cover

The Apple Watch has already been spotted within the pages of several fitness and fashion-oriented magazines during the month of March as Apple makes an advertising push ahead of the device's launch, and as of this week, it's also scored a spot on the cover of <i>Fitness Magazine</i>.<p>On the cover, model …

Smartwatches

The 1 percent rigged everything: Why no one can end Ronald Reagan’s “dead wrong” voodoo economics

A thriving middle class is the cause of growth. The middle class creates rich people — not the other way around<p>Venture capitalist Nick Hanauer, a highly visible champion of Seattle's $15/hour minimum wage, wrote a piece in the Atlantic last month pushing on another front in the war against toxic …

American patriotism is for suckers: Dwight Eisenhower, George W. Bush and the end of Manifest Destiny

Ike famously warned us about our military-industrial complex. Sixty years later, his nightmare is coming true<p>Let’s face it: we live in a state of pervasive national security anxiety. There are various possible responses to this low-grade fever that saps resolve, but first we have to face the basis …

America’s white fragility complex: Why white people get so defensive about their privilege

The author of “What Does It Mean to Be White?” on Black Lives Matter and our biggest misconceptions about racism<p>Stop me if you’ve heard this one.<p>Last year, a white male Princeton undergraduate was asked by a classmate to “check his privilege.” Offended by this suggestion, he shot off a 1,300-word …

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.<p>Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home kits at an …

Prefab Homes

Why the right hates American history

Thomas Jefferson knew that education is vital to a functioning Democratic Republic. Conservatives have other ideas<p>Sure, the war on education helps Republican lawmakers destroy unions and slash government spending, but it's our history of progressive change that makes Conservatives hate accurate …

FBI Director pushes police to step up on race

In the most significant remarks ever by an FBI director on the intersection of race and policing, James B. Comey called Thursday for an “open and honest discussion” about the relationship between U.S. law enforcement and communities of color — and how the subconscious biases of both influence the …

Law Enforcement

The Radical Right Can't Handle The Truth From President Obama

It may be a revelation to Americans in the conservative and religious right movement, but truth means being in accord with facts or reality, or …

Religion

“Has America gone crazy?”

It’s a question that dogs me wherever I travel abroad — and one for which I increasingly have no easy answer<p>Americans who live abroad -- more than six million of us worldwide (not counting those who work for the U.S. government) -- often face hard questions about our country from people we live …

It’s Time For Industrial Design To Grow Up

Traditional industrial design can’t deliver what it takes to create tech devices. Besides new skills, we need new language.<p>I am an industrial designer by training, but it’s been a while since I called myself one. Industrial design has changed, and what I do has changed, too.<p>The kinds of projects I …

Mac mini vs. iMac vs. iMac Pro vs. Mac Pro: Which Apple desktop should you get?

With the introduction of the iMac Pro, Apple now has more Mac desktops in its lineup than ever before. Whether you're looking for a base-level …

Orfos Flare - Bike Light With 360-Degree Visiblity

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>104<p>104<p>SHARES<p>An electrical engineer and novice cyclist living in Seattle, Pete Clyde has spent the better …

Tips to a Successful Marriage

“The marriage is number one, the children are number two, and work is number three. If you make marriage number one, your children will do better and you won’t have to spend that much time managing them—and you’ll be more productive at work. But if you reverse those priorities, nothing works. Make …

Male Birth Control, Without Condoms, Will Be Here by 2017

A reversible polymer that blocks sperm is about to enter human trials and will be available by 2017. How will rhetoric change when male bodies are …

The 30 Ultimate Rules of Air Travel

Check in early. Stay hydrated. Bring hand sanitizer. Consolidate credit card and hotel points. Thanks, Condé Nast or <i>USA Today</i>; should I be taking notes? The only thing missing are the words "life hack."<p>Simply put, there's nothing glamorous or exciting about commercial air travel, especially …

Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling–Visualized

<i>Note: This article is included in our year-end storytelling advice round-up.</i><p>A while back, now-former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted a series of pearls of narrative wisdom she had gleaned from working at the studio. This list of 22 rules of storytelling was widely embraced as it was …

29 Pieces of Advice for New Teachers

1.) Teaching = relationships.<p>2.) When kids are mad, weird, upset or cruel, most of the time, it has nothing to do with you. Don't take it in and consume it.<p>3.) Kids do work for you. Don't feel like they aren't taking ownership over their learning when they say "I did your homework" or "You're lucky …