Category Archives: United States

The Deadly Dance of the Eagle and the Dragon, Part 6: Conclusion

By David Murrin, author of Breaking the Code of History – Reviewing America’s progress in containing the momentum of the Chinese challenge we must conclude that so far it is “too little too late.”  Trump’s America needs to find another … Continue reading

Posted in China, civilization, David Murrin, Donald Trump, leadership, Power, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

A Statement from the University of Pennsylvania Regarding the College Admissions Bribery Scandal

Biting satire by Jessica M. Goldstein in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency – When we learned that at least 50 people participated in a massive college admissions scam, deploying fraudulent means to get their children into our nation’s elite universities, we were … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Education, Fairness, Humor, Investigation, leadership, United States

On Russiagate and Our Refusal to Face Why Trump Won

By Matt Taibbi in Rolling Stone – Faulty coverage of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign later made foreign espionage a more plausible explanation for his ascent to power. Continue reading…

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, United States

America in 2050

from Kim Parker, Rich Morin and Juliana Menasce Horowitz of the Pew Research Center – Americans are narrowly hopeful about the future of the United States over the next 30 years but more pessimistic when the focus turns to specific … Continue reading

Posted in Future, Pew Research, United States

Looking to the Future, the Public Sees an America in Decline on Many Fronts

from Kim Parker, Rich Morin and Juliana Menasce Horowitz of Pew Research Center – Majorities predict a weaker economy, a growing income divide, a degraded environment and a broken political system – Continue reading…

Posted in Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States