The Atlantic reports that “there is something about watching Fox News that leads people to do worse on these [factual] questions than those who don’t watch any news at all.” A political scientist on what Roger… Read More
BBC Future explains that queuing to be searched at the airport is a major downside of going on holiday. What is the airline industry doing to improve it. A young woman approaches airport security in… Read More
The Daily Dot reports… Democracy only truly works if citizens participate. And that means we need to vote—something a surprisingly low percentage of Americans actually do. One way to boost voter turnout: online voting. But… Read More
BloombergBusiness report on the suddenly blurred line between military tributes and advertising. Like many Republican lawmakers, Jeff Flake, the junior U.S. senator from Arizona, makes a hobby of picking through government spending data in search of waste. Every… Read More
by Robert Reich Can it be that America’s small businesses are finally waking up to the fact they’re being screwed by big businesses? For years, small-business groups such as the National Federation of Independent Businesses… Read More
The Guardian reports… Hospitals failed to treat thousands of cancer patients fast enough last year, prompting fears that NHS cancer care is deteriorating as the service comes under intense pressure. The health service breached a… Read More
… and how the industry screws over the farmers who produce them.
The Washington Post explains… Somewhere in the ever-flowing river of flotsam that is Twitter, a simple data point offered by a college commencement speaker jumped out at me before being borne away on the tide… Read More