Monthly Archives: September 2018

The GOP’s older voter problem

By James A. Barnes of CNN Politics Is the GOP having a senior moment? Surveys by CNN and other organizations show senior voters tilting decisively towards Democratic congressional candidates. That would dramatically reverse the recent pattern in midterm elections when … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Political parties, polls, Senior citizens

Once women overcome early career challenges, they may reap more rewards than male peers, new research shows

By Katherine L. Milkman, professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania There’s still a long way to go and for working women, the news is often demoralizing. We learn of case after case of gross workplace abuses … Continue reading

Posted in Business, civilization, Compensation, Discrimination, Fairness, Gender Gap, income, leadership, Money, Politics, Power, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Women

Are These The USA’s First Climate Change Casualties?

By Elaina Plott, staff writer for The Atlantic, in Pacific Standard Magazine Scientists predict Tangier Island could be uninhabitable within 25 years. This is the story of the people willing to go down with it—and why they’ve risked it all … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Controversial, Global warming, Politics

Does The GOP Belong To Trump?

FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. Today, we’re partnering with The Weekly Standard to explore a question that everyone seems to have an opinion on: To what extent does the Republican Party now belong to President Trump? “Trump actually doesn’t have particularly … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, FiveThirtyEight, Hillary Clinton, Republicans

Is Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Nomination in Big Trouble?

By John Cassidy in the New Yorker So much for all the talk. The real question is: Will the White House and Republican leaders actually allow a potentially sensational set of hearings, with all the political risks that would entail, … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Controversial, House of Representatives, Supreme Court