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Political Beliefs

Political Values Are Dividing Us Over Basic Facts, Not Just Policy Choices

Justin Reedy | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
Justin Reedy

If people are seemingly able to develop false factual beliefs without any help from ideologically driven media messages, and if efforts like news media fact-checking are failing to correct shoddy facts, then what hope do we have for a vibrant, meaningful public debate?

Study Of Twins Reveals Surprising Link Between Genes, Political Views

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.19.2013 | Science

Where do we get our political beliefs? Are they drilled into us by our parents? Did we "borrow" them from friends and colleagues? There's no doubt ...

Why I Love Republicans, Obama and Politics

Deborah Stambler | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Deborah Stambler

Here's the thing -- I think I'm right. I also think the other person isn't all wrong.

Think Again: Is America Getting More Conservative?

Eric Alterman | Posted 04.17.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

It would appear that, according to this crucial measurement, being more "conservative" is simply a matter of having more money. It's also apparently a matter of having less education.