Monthly Archives: May 2019

10% of Americans don’t use the Internet. Who are they?

Monica Anderson, Andrew Perrin, Jingjing Jiang and Madhumitha Kumar of Pew Research – For many Americans, going online is an important way to connect with friends and family, shop, get news and search for information. Yet today, 10% of U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Internet, Pew Research

Many Across the Globe Are Dissatisfied With How Democracy Is Working

Discontent is tied to concerns about the economy, individual rights and out-of-touch elites Richard Wike, Laura Silver and Alexandra Castillo of Pew Research – Anger at political elites, economic dissatisfaction and anxiety about rapid social changes have fueled political upheaval … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis

How bitter do you like your daily cup of Joe?

Science Says Drinking Your Coffee This Way Means You’re More Likely to Be a Psychopath Diana Bruk in BestLife – I have a friend who always drinks his coffee black with no sugar (and is rather pretentious about it, mind … Continue reading

Posted in Thought-Provoking Analysis

Trump backers applaud Warren in heart of MAGA country

Alex Thompson of Politico – It was a startling spectacle in the heart of Trump country: At least a dozen supporters of the president — some wearing MAGA stickers — nodding their heads, at times even clapping, for liberal firebrand … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Politico

Russia Has Americans’ Weaknesses All Figured Out

Jim Sciutto in the Atlantic – Election interference is one front in Moscow’s larger campaign to undermine the U.S. without prompting a military response. Continue reading…

Posted in Putin, Russia, United States, war