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Science

Flagging Fake News or Bad Sources Won’t Work

The idea—propped up by media organizations and Facebook itself—doesn’t account for how the brain processes information.

Politics
Jan. 5 2017 4:51 PMDemocrats Don’t Have a “Religion Problem”They have a white voter problem.
War Stories
Dec. 30 2016 4:23 PMWill Obama’s Russia Retaliation Work?Or is it too little, too late?
Future Tense
Dec. 28 2016 9:30 AMThe Internet Law That Explains Why 2016 Was So TerribleNo, not Godwin’s.
Politics
Dec. 22 2016 3:47 PMWhy Did Planned Parenthood Supporters Vote Trump?A series of maddening focus groups suggest Clinton made it easier for voters to reconcile themselves to Trump.
The Slatest
Dec. 20 2016 1:03 PMDual Reports Say Clinton Was Hunting for Damaging Apprentice Tapes Near Eve of Election
Amicus
Dec. 19 2016 5:25 PMThe “Where We Draw the Line” Amicus TranscriptWhen redrawing legislative maps, how race conscious is too race conscious?
The Slatest
Dec. 18 2016 5:22 PMThe Electoral College Votes Monday: Here’s What You Need to Know
Politics
Dec. 15 2016 6:02 PMNorth Carolina’s GOP Is Closing RanksWhy worry? Because the last time a party used white tribalism to take over the South, its hold lasted for decades.
Future Tense
Dec. 13 2016 3:57 PMRussia Didn’t Hack the U.S. ElectionIt hacked the voters.
The Slatest
Dec. 12 2016 5:05 PMI Participated in the Russian Intelligence Plot to Elect Donald Trump, and I Guess I’d Do It Again
Amicus
Dec. 10 2016 9:58 AMAmicus: Where We Draw the LineThe Supreme Court takes up the thorny issue of racial gerrymandering. Also, a revolt is underway in the Electoral College.
Politics
Dec. 8 2016 5:41 PMThe Faith of the Faithless ElectorsWill enough of them go rogue to stop Donald Trump? Probably not. But the effort alone gives you hope.
Future Tense
Dec. 5 2016 3:56 PMJill Stein’s Vote Recounts Won’t Change the Election ResultsWe should do them anyway.
Outward
Nov. 30 2016 11:30 AMSeventy-Eight Percent of LGBTQ Voters Went for Hillary Clinton. I Talked to Some Who Didn’t.
The Slatest
Nov. 28 2016 5:09 PMJill Stein Requests Recount in Pennsylvania but Has No Evidence of Fraud
Future Tense
Jan. 5 2017 2:27 PMRussia Used Fake News to Influence the Election, Says U.S. Intelligence Chief
Politics
Dec. 29 2016 2:27 PMDonald Trump Is Unpopular, and So Is the GOP’s AgendaHow can Democrats capitalize?
Doublex
Dec. 22 2016 4:13 PMCan Pantsuit Nation Survive Its Book Deal?Critics in the nearly 4 million–member group say they wanted to fight Trump. Instead, they’re getting a collection of heartwarming stories.
Politics
Dec. 20 2016 4:47 PMYou Played Yourself, Democrats. Again.How fitting for the 2016 election to end with the dashed hopes and incompetence of liberals.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 19 2016 5:42 PMHow Liberals Got the Electoral College WrongThey never should have promoted it as democracy’s savior.
Politics
Dec. 19 2016 2:47 PMThe Democrat Who Loves the Electoral CollegePartisanship isn’t the only obstacle to reform.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 16 2016 7:14 AMIs the Opioid Crisis Partly to Blame for President Trump?There’s a correlation between those affected and support for Trump. But the causation is still unclear.
Politics
Dec. 15 2016 3:39 PMWhy Hillary Clinton Bombed With White Evangelical VotersAs with Wisconsin, she didn’t show up.
War Stories
Dec. 12 2016 7:07 PMHow the U.S. Could Respond to Russia’s HackingEach strategy has its problems, but the future of democracy is at stake.
War Stories
Dec. 10 2016 2:56 PMHow Will Trump React to the CIA’s Claim That Russia Was Trying to Help Him Win?  By lying about the CIA and his margin of victory, for starters.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 9 2016 12:27 PMThe Left vs. the Electoral CollegeFinally, liberals are taking a page from the conservative playbook with these extreme long-shot lawsuits.
Politics
Dec. 8 2016 4:56 PMRaise and SupportThese veterans at Standing Rock are so disillusioned by traditional politics they didn’t vote. But they still think American ideals are worth fighting for.
Politics
Dec. 2 2016 5:33 PMSo We’re Still Blaming Jill Stein and James Comey, Huh?Ask why the campaign was so close in the first place.
The Gist
Nov. 29 2016 4:48 PMWhy Working People Left the DemocratsAuthor Thomas Frank says the Democratic Party deserted labor years ago, and he sees little sign of a course correction.
The Gist
Nov. 23 2016 10:56 AMThe Alt-Right Is Using TrumpBen Shapiro on how the group will take advantage of its newfound prominence.

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