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Polarized Politics

Republicans Not Showing True Colors

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

We are living in a polarized country right now. Red and blue are the Republican and Democratic colors, respectively. There are local elections right...

Failure to Compromise: Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

Will Friedman, Ph.D | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Will Friedman, Ph.D

The Super Committee. The debt ceiling. Multiple fiscal cliffs. The sequester. We've added a lot of new vocabulary to the cultural lexicon for what boils down to this: Our nation's leaders routinely and repeatedly fail to work together and compromise to solve problems.

Crowdsourcing for the Common Good

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Abelson

What if there were a way to neuter ideological extremists, and zero out the oversized influence of lobbyists and big money and all the corruption that follows? And do it pretty damn quick.

Bianca Bosker

As Internet Use Grows, Is It Polarizing Political Views? | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.29.2011 | Technology

Even as an increasing number of Americans go online for political news, more than half of U.S. Internet users are wary of the web’s influence and vi...

My Town, My America: Why Thanksgiving Came Early For Me This Year

Pythia Peay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pythia Peay

In returning to my childhood home this past summer, I rediscovered a missing piece of myself.