Monthly Archives: March 2019

Democrats are taking reparations seriously — and that’s a big deal

Analysis by Nia-Malika Henderson of CNN – In 1988, Jesse Jackson made reparations part of his campaign platform. In 2016, PresidentBarack Obama dismissed reparations as politically impractical during an interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, whose Atlantic article sparked renewed interest in … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, African-American, Compensation, Discrimination, reparations

How Andrew Yang Could Win The 2020 Democratic Primary

By Nathaniel Rakich of FiveThirtyEight – Ever heard of him? Some folks think we might hear a lot about him. Continue reading…

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, FiveThirtyEight, Politics

How do Millennials compare with prior generations?

By Kristen Bialik and Richard Fry of Pew Research – Over the past 50 years – from the Silent Generation’s young adulthood to that of Millennials today – the United States has undergone large cultural and societal shifts. Now that … Continue reading

Posted in Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis

This Is What A 21st-Century Police State Really Looks Like

By Megha Rajagopala of BuzzFeed News – Far from the booming metropolis of Beijing, China is building a sprawling system that combines dystopian technology and human policing. “It’s a kind of frontline laboratory for surveillance.” This is a city where … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial

Looking to the Future, the Public Sees an America in Decline on Many Fronts

from Kim Parker, Rich Morin and Juliana Menasce Horowitz of Pew Research Center – Majorities predict a weaker economy, a growing income divide, a degraded environment and a broken political system – Continue reading…

Posted in Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States