Recent reporting by The New York Times and The Guardian discovered that personal data, collected from more than 50 million Facebook users under the auspices of academic research, was illegally obtained by the political research […]
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Quick Take: The Danger of Rolling Back Building Standards in Areas Vulnerable to Flooding
On Aug. 15, President Trump signed an executive order on infrastructure, which includes provisions to roll back building standards that require consideration of climate change and sea-level rise for construction projects in areas that are […]
The Tool of Totalitarianism
By Chapin Cimino, JD Donald Trump’s appointment of Steve Bannon as a senior counselor and chief strategist is a serious wake-up call. The appointment caps off the Trump campaign’s assault on voters’ intelligence, which included […]
How Will a Trump Presidency Impact Your Health?
No one is sure how the astonishing election of Donald Trump as president will impact health care in the United States. But with the backing of a Republican-controlled Congress, experts are warning Americans — and […]
Q+A: What Would an Ailes Exit Mean For Fox News?
In the midst of sexual harassment allegations, it appears that the departure of Fox News chairman Roger Ailes is imminent. Ailes, a former conservative political advisor, led the network to the top of the ratings […]
Struggles With Anonymity and Reaganspeak
Ever wanted to try being an anonymous author? It’s hard work, even for someone without the celebrity of a J.K. Rowling or an Alexander Hamilton — who both tried and failed. Doing it on the […]
Q+A: Front Runners Emerge as Presidential Race Moves from Iowa to New Hampshire
There were many surprises at the Iowa caucus: Ted Cruz leap-frogged Donald Trump, Marco Rubio came in a strong third, and Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were neck and neck. And most surprising of all, […]
Quick Take: Does “Trumpcare” Make Sense?
“Health care coverage is extremely complex, whether it is provided by the government or by private companies. Any universal plan must address thousands of interrelated issues, not to mention countless political concerns. That is why […]