The Great Attractor is a gravitation focal point in the Galactic Supercluster Laniakea, and like streams in river, it is pulling or attracting other galaxies, such as our Milky Way towards it. 275 more words
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Party Polarization in the U.S. Senate and the Political Economy: Income Inequality and Economic Electoral Coalitions
- Supplemental methodological appendix available here.
There are two kinds of people in this world: those who agree with the following statement and those who don’t.
Do you agree that there are two kinds of people in this world? 154 more words
I titled the previous post using the word “polarization”, because that’s the simplest word we have for this phenomenon; but its connotations really aren’t right. “Polarization” suggests that both sides have gotten more extreme, and as a result they are now more fiercely in conflict. 1,489 more words
America is a nation that prides itself on being united and democratic. If a country is unified it may seem likely that its citizens would have similar viewpoints or interests. 1,361 more words
It is impossible to divorce discussions about American politics from discussions about the presidency — particularly during our country’s sweeping election cycle, which is just about to enter the primary voting phase. 1,567 more words
King Barack I, the most benevolent monarch of our time, is lamenting the fact his subjects have become polarized under his reign.
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President Obama said in an interview broadcast Sunday morning that his inability to reduce polarization between the political parties in Washington “gnaws” on him as he settles into his final year in office.