Invisible Messaging: the Power of Agnotology in Political Rhetoric
Several years ago, at an earth science conference, I learned a new word that
would permanently change my understanding of
Messaging Does Not Generate Attention, Action and Provocation Do
Every time Democrats lose or even just underperform in an election, we see a
series of recriminations about their messaging,
If Democrats Don't Do the Right Thing Now, They Might Never Get Another Chance
This week has been dark. The Texas GOP's wildly unconstitutional anti-abortion
law is in force. For millions of women in
What do you call a flailing attempt at a coup?
As investigations into January 6th attack on the Capitol get underway, we're
learning more about Trump's efforts to interfere with
How Does Ranked Choice Voting Make Us Feel?
New York City's Democratic primary was incredibly competitive, partially thanks
to ranked choice voting. And now we think we know
Process is Power: What Joe Manchin Wants
Evan Osnos has a nice profile
of Sen. Joe Manchin in
Stop Feeding the Trolls on Anti-Teacher, Pro-Censorship "Critical Race Theory" Attacks
The debate over "critical race theory" in schools is a right wing troll
campaign. Too often, writers, media outlets and
Attorney General Barr Closely Monitored Violent Crackdown on Protestors Ahead of Trump Photo-Op
A little more than year ago, I watched federal agents and local police violently
attack demonstrators and journalists outside the
Barack Obama Gets the Media Problem Right—But What Are the Solutions?
Barack Obama's recent interview
with the New York Time's Ezra
U.S. Politics is Broken, But What if Politicians Don't Fix It?
Political scientists and advocates are raising
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