Deep Dives

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What is replacement theory?

~ 5 minutes read

Replacement theory is in the news after a shooter cited the theory as his motivation for opening fire in a grocery store in Buffalo over the weekend, killing...

19 May, 2022

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Inflation: Who’s to blame?

~ 5 minutes read

In the past yearApril 13, 2021 - April 12, 2022, over 18 million people have mentioned inflation, prices, or the supply chain over 69 million times on...

12 Apr, 2022

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What counts as cancel culture?

Sofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 6 minutes read

The term “cancel culture” was a mere blip on the radar before 2018. But since then, the concept has forcefully entered the mainstream and its use is...

17 Mar, 2022

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Strategic Melodrama in the Ukraine Conflict

Anna TygerSofia Sedergren-BookerShaun Cammack

~ 8 minutes read

Of course, we’re not equating the validity of both sides of the conflict (or trying to change your mind). Instead, we hope to help people understand...

11 Mar, 2022

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Perspectives on Climate Change

Anna Tyger

~ 6 minutes read

Conversations around climate change are filled with emotion, especially when we struggle to understand exactly why people disagree with us. Below,...

28 Feb, 2022

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Discourse Report: How Twitter is Talking about Ukraine

Sofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 5 minutes read

In a speech on Wednesday evening ET, Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said he had “decided to conduct a special military operation” in Ukraine. Shortly...

25 Feb, 2022

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How are Americans forming opinions about race and racism?

Sofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 6 minutes read

The bottom line: Because many on the left perceive American society and institutions as racist, they more often highlight racism as a cause of disparities....

09 Feb, 2022

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The Legitimacy of the Supreme Court

~ 4 minutes read

The bottom line: The Supreme Court makes significant, impactful decisions about the freedoms and well-being of all Americans. Because of this, we...

26 Jan, 2022

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Filibuster 101

Anna Tyger

~ 6 minutes read

The bottom line: Neither party has had a consistent view on the filibuster. Instead, people are more likely to support changes to the filibuster when their...

18 Jan, 2022

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Saving democracy by changing election law — but which laws?

Anna TygerSofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 8 minutes read

The bottom line: Our view of both Republicans’ state-level election security legislation and Democrats’ federal voting rights legislation ultimately...

14 Jan, 2022

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Perspectives on the January 6th Committee

Anna Tyger

~ 8 minutes read

The bottom line: The left views the January 6th committee as a common sense next step after severe security negligence made way for the violence on that...

13 Jan, 2022

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How people are talking about COVID-19 Mandates

Sofia Sedergren-Booker

~ 3 minutes read

Over the past year, the conversations surrounding masks, vaccines, and other COVID-related restrictions have been at the forefront of public discourse....

04 Jan, 2022