”Khashoggi’s Way” – PBS Documentary Recommendation

This documentary from Frontline PBS is truly a beautiful piece of journalism that all should see: ”The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia” I hope this man and his family, loved ones, and the journalism community at large receives justice for this brutal murder. Rest in Peace, Jamal Khashoggi.      

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The Polling Crisis: Incongruence

Our current way of surveying the political landscape is by looking at diverse congregations of people within a larger global environment. Or, of course, as we need to hone in on America in this exercise, our current way of surveying in America would be national. Our current way of debating politics is from an individualistic-type…

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It’s time. (Step 1: Individual Autonomy & Positive Reinforcement)

It’s time to unfollow those republicans (specifically, GOP senators, Trump sycophants, etc.) on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc., that you were following just to “troll.” I am referring to the Republican senators, commentators, etc., that have been popping up in your social media feeds for the last 4-5 years.  The ones that raise your blood pressure,…

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Opinion | John Delaney: Pay Americans to take a coronavirus vaccine – The Washington Post

I’m afraid I have to disagree. This solution is not “simple.” While the reasoning behind this idea and the subsequent op-ed may sound, individuals’ health decisions should be 100% separate from their financial standing. Period. No matter what. Should the vaccine be free? Absolutely. Should the government provide free healthcare to all? Absolutely. Should an…

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Rule Governed Behavior – The (Other) Case for Mask Mandates

Mayor Paul TenHaken (R) is the mayor of Sioux Falls, South Dakota— a small town that is just 80 square miles. According to its Wikipedia page, it’s the healthiest city in the entire country— and Wikipedia has never, ever failed me. 🙂 Nonetheless, TenHaken is one of the few (Republican) politicians that has decided to…

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