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Americans Say They Would Vote For A Woman, But …

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux of FiveThirtyEight – These days, it’s hard to find voters who openly admit that they’re reluctant to support a woman for president. Only 13 percent of Americans believe that men are better suited for politics than women, according … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, FiveThirtyEight, Politics, Women

Conspiracy Theories Can’t Be Stopped

And some scientists think we wouldn’t want to even if we could. Maggie Koerth of FiveThirtyEight – Shortly before killing 50 people at two New Zealand mosques, the man arrested for the Christchurch massacre posted an online manifesto that alluded … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, FiveThirtyEight, terrorism, Thought-Provoking Analysis

What Unites Republicans May Be Changing. Same With Democrats.

Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight – In a book released on the eve of the 2016 election called “Asymmetric Politics,” political scientists Matthew Grossmann and David Hopkins argued that America’s political parties don’t just have different ideologies, but are really … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, FiveThirtyEight, Republicans

Millennials Are Leaving Religion And Not Coming Back

 Daniel Cox and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux of FiveThirtyEight – Millennials have earned a reputation for reshaping industries and institutions — shaking up the workplace, transforming dating culture, and rethinking parenthood. They’ve also had a dramatic impact on American religious life.  Four in ten millennials now say … Continue reading

Posted in FiveThirtyEight, Millennials, Religion

How Did The Democrats End Up With A 2020 Field So White And Male?

A FiveThirtyEight Chat – The 2020 Democratic field was once hailed as the most diverse ever. But now, even as many candidates try to position themselves as the best person to build on the “Obama coalition of young people, women and … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, FiveThirtyEight, Gender, Racism