Monthly Archives: April 2021

Race Relations – from Gallup

Here’s the question: Next, I’m going to read a list of problems facing the country. For each one, please tell me if you personally worry about this problem a great deal, a fair amount, only a little or not at … Continue reading

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How Trump Steered Supporters Into Unwitting Donations

Shane Goldmacher in the New York Times – Online donors were guided into weekly recurring contributions. Demands for refunds spiked. Complaints to banks and credit card companies soared. But the money helped keep Donald Trump’s struggling campaign afloat. Continue…

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Russian fighter jet intercepts US, Norwegian patrol aircraft over Barents Sea: report

Ellen Mitchell of The Hill – A Russian fighter jet on Monday reportedly intercepted and escorted U.S. and Norwegian patrol aircraft over the Barents Sea. The Russian Defense Ministry said the incident over the body of water north of Sweden, … Continue reading

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Why The Recent Violence Against Asian Americans May Solidify Their Support Of Democrats

Michael Tesler, in FiveThirtyEight – (Dr. Tesler is professor of political science at University of California, Irvine, author of “Post-Racial or Most-Racial? Race and Politics in the Obama Era” and co-author of “Identity Crisis: The 2016 Presidential Campaign and the … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just Young White Liberals Who Are Leaving Religion

Ryan Burge and Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight – Only 47 percent of American adults said they were members of a church, mosque or synagogue, according to recently released polling that was conducted by Gallup throughout last year. It marked the … Continue reading

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