All the Fake News That’s Fit to Print The Right - “This means that fact-checking is the fake solution to the real problem of fake news. It helps debunk the simple hoaxes, but it only adds undeserved gravitas to fake political narratives and metanarratives.” Stuart Doyle 7/7/2018
Staying above Partisanship: An Interview with Joe Lieberman The Center - “The last four or five years I was in the Senate, there was simply no Democrat more conservative than any Republican and no Republican more liberal than any Democrat. And that’s just wrong. It’s unnatural.” Erich J. Prince 7/1/2018
Interview with Charles Wheelan: Let’s Get More Independents in American Politics The Center - “You cited the race between Romney and Obama and that the Independents seemed to choose one or the other. My question for the political scientists would be: ‘Who was the Independent in that race?'” Erich J. Prince 5/28/2018
Political Journalism: Rarely Scratching the Surface of Life The Center - “But the columns that stick with us most of all rarely touch on the polls or the name-calling. Instead, they might be retired Philadelphia Inquirer staff writer Bill Lyon’s ‘viewpoints’ columns, which chronicle the dissolution of his memory as he suffers from Alzheimer’s.” Erich J. Prince 4/26/2018
How One Organization Is Taking on Partisan Polarization The Center - Unite America is on a mission to bring the moderates back to government. Henri Mattila 2/3/2018
The Culture of Machismo in Mexico Harms Women The Left - I was twelve years old, and a man on the street was already verbally harassing me. He looked at me as if I were a juicy steak instead of an innocent child. Veronica Lira Ortiz 1/28/2018
Centrist Former Member of Congress: We Need More Moderate Voters to Reduce Polarization The Center - Centrist Democrat Jason Altmire (D-Pa) outlines his vision for a less polarized future in which moderate voters participate more in primaries to ensure that fewer hardliners make it to Congress. Congressman Jason Altmire 6/6/2017