Category Archives: Politics

Trump declines request to lower flags in memory of Maryland Capital Gazette shooting victims – then does a reversal

By Danielle Ohl in the Baltimore Sun President Donald Trump has declined a request from Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley to lower American flags in honor of the fatal shooting of five employees of The Capital Gazette newspaper of Annapolis, Md., … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Politics

Danger of Authoritarianism May Come From the Center, Not the Right

By Michael Barone in Rasmussen Reports “Across Europe and North America, centrists are the least supportive of democracy, the least committed to its institutions and the most supportive of authoritarianism.” So wrote political researcher David Adler in The New York … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The Measure of a Fog: Politics

VIDEO By Ian Cheney in UnDark Climate change represents an unprecedented physical and technological challenge, but perhaps the biggest hurdle yet to be overcome is political. Learn more…

Posted in Climate, Geopolitical, Global warming, Politics, Science

After Crowley’s Defeat, Which Democrats Could Go Down Next?

By Simone Pathé of Roll Call After the shocking primary defeat Tuesday night of the first Democratic incumbent of the cycle, attention immediately shifted to Massachusetts Rep. Michael E. Capuano. The 10-term Democrat has been facing a primary challenge from … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Democrats, Elections, House of Representatives, Political parties, Politics, polls, Roll Call, Thought-Provoking Analysis, Women

For the National Parks, a Reckoning

By Madeline Ostrander in UnDark The current administration may dismiss climate change, but park managers and scientists can see its impacts first-hand. The managers of the nation’s wild places were already in the throes of a climate-driven identity crisis when … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Donald Trump, Global warming, Politics, Science