Super Bowl politics: Gridlock on the gridiron
The Super Bowl is a day to temporarily pledge allegiance to a team you probably ignore the rest of the year. It is funded by gross displays of capitalism. A bunch of rich white dudes run the organization. There is a lot of alcohol involved. Does this not sound like our government to you?Read More
PODCAST: Why can't the U.S. stop Boko Haram?
Boko Haram is a brutal terrorist organization with seemingly no limit to what its members are willing to do. On this week's DecodeDC podcast, we ask, when it comes to a group committing acts that are so heinous, isn’t there more the United States can do?Read More
Is the U.S. government really broken?
The U.S. is doing better than the world’s other advanced economies, better than the G-20 countries and better than Europe. Some countries do better in some areas – lower unemployment or higher productivity growth, for example. Overall, the U.S. tops the list thus defying the idea that our government is broken.Read More
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