Category Archives: United States

What Unites and Divides Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities

By Kim Parker, Juliana Menasce Horowitz, Anna Brown, Richard Fry, D’Vera Cohn and Ruth Igielnik of Pew Research Center Large demographic shifts are reshaping America. The country is growing in numbers, it’s becoming more racially and ethnically diverse and the … Continue reading

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Is US Bellicosity Backfiring?

(When this article was published in Rasmussen Reports on May 25, 2018, the Singapore summit had been cancelled. A less bellicose U.S. scrambled to reschedule the summit. It worked but serves as a lesson that rude verbal attacks can lead … Continue reading

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How To Interpret Trump And Kim’s Summit In Singapore

by Oliver Roeder of FiveThirtyEight The initial accounting of the summit has called Kim the “cannier negotiator,” having extracted concessions both expected and surprising from the United States while agreeing only to soft promises. But if the mere occurrence of … Continue reading

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On paper, President Trump extracted nothing from Kim Jong-Un that Kim’s father and grandfather had not already given to past American presidents

By David E. Sanger of the New York Times In fact, he got less, at least for now. But as Mr. Trump made clear in a lengthy but vaguely worded reconstruction of their five hours of talks, none of that … Continue reading

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The Chinese Government adds Artificial Intelligence to the high school curriculum and unveils mandated high school AI textbook

From TechStartups Team Over the past two months, news of China’s intent to dominate the artificial intelligence (AI) world dominated the headlines. Last Summer, China unveiled a plan to become the world leader in artificial intelligence, challenging the United States … Continue reading

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