Tag: 2016 election

How “Fake News” Lost Its Meaning

Adam Hodges , June 6th, 2018


Collins Dictionary named “fake news” its 2017 word of the year, an easy choice given the word’s “unprecedented usage increase” of 365 percent over the previous year. Collins…


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Steven Sampson: Angry white males as suffering subjects

Focaal Web Editor , December 16th, 2016


“They get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain…


Steven Sampson: Angry white males as suffering subjects

Focaal Web Editor , December 16th, 2016


“They get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain…


Steven Sampson: Angry white males as suffering subjects

Focaal Web Editor , December 16th, 2016


“They get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain…


Steven Sampson: Angry white males as suffering subjects

Focaal Web Editor , December 16th, 2016


“They get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain…


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Trump and the Establishment Boogeyman

Alexandra Frankel , December 14th, 2016


What is “the establishment” and why was it scorned this election cycle? I have been thinking lately about the establishment. What I mean is that I have been…


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Trump and the Establishment Boogeyman

Alexandra Frankel , December 14th, 2016


What is “the establishment” and why was it scorned this election cycle? I have been thinking lately about the establishment. What I mean is that I have been…


Marc Edelman: The nastiest candidate won: Now what?

Focaal Web Editor , November 14th, 2016


In the end it was filmmaker Michael Moore who got it right. It wasn’t Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com, with his sophisticated polling models, or Nobel Prize winning economist…


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After*

Michael Oman-Reagan , November 11th, 2016


(Tony Webster, cc by 2.0) I switch the radio on and dial through the stations. Morning news on CBC, the francophone station, and then — the station with the tones. The…


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