Biden's dangerously short-sighted strategy in the long term will create far more stagnation than a Reaganomics agenda that overstayed its welcome.
Believe it: QAnon’s coherence, allure and leadership are over. Trump has retired. Many QAnoners are now behind bars.
Changing the nursing curriculum to include questions about sexual orientation and identity needs to be taught as an essential part of an assessment.
If Congress steps up to fund the president’s plan, it could transform towns like Normal all across the country into powerhouses of American innovation and manufacturing.
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On November 19 of last year, the number of Illinois House Democrats who had publicly stated they would not vote to reelect Speaker Michael Madigan grew from 12 to 17, meaning that Madigan at that point did not have enough votes to win. By December 1, two more House Democrats, including a mem…
It’s a budget calculated to take the Army back to the final years of the Obama administration, when readiness was miserable.
Opinion: "Racism has saturated U.S. society for so long that some people — including representatives in public office — continue to deny its existence."
Opinion: "Regulating air pollution from factory farms is glaringly absent from Biden’s climate plan."
Every so often, like cicadas, a buzzword emerges from the popular dialect and becomes omnipresent in the media lexicon. In the early aughts, the word “nuanced” exploded across the cultural landscape to excuse a politician who couldn’t speak straight or a writer who couldn’t write. In 2004, D…
Labeling misinformation online is doing more harm than good. The possibility that COVID-19 came from a lab accident is just the latest example. Social media companies tried to suppress any discussion of it for months. But why? There’s no strong evidence against it, and evidence for other the…
The more research the government pays for, the more innovations American companies are able to crank out.
Affirmative action itself is a form of discrimination that leads supposed beneficiaries to think their futures are wholly dependent on others rather than themselves.
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Episode 14: In addition, Richard Kyte and Scott Rada talk discuss whether vaccines are be used where the need is the greatest, and they try to determine whether the internet has made us meaner.