Category Archives: Thought-Provoking Analysis

Overthrow the Prince of Facebook

Peggy Noonan in the Wall Street Journal – I’ll start with a personal experience and then try to expand into Republicans and big tech. In the spring of 2016, Facebook came under pressure, stemming from leaks by its workers, over … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook, Journalism, Millennials, Republicans, Thought-Provoking Analysis

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

Poll: Biden leads Trump by double digits in Pennsylvania

Jonathan Easley of The Hill – A new poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden has opened up a big lead over President Trump in Pennsylvania, a Rust Belt battleground state that will play a pivotal role in determining the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Political parties, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The gap between the number of blacks and whites in prison is shrinking

John Gramlich of Pew Research – Blacks have long outnumbered whites in U.S. prisons. But a significant decline in the number of black prisoners has steadily narrowed the gap over the past decade, according to new data from the Bureau … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis