Tag: educational

Talking politics: A Thanksgiving guide to divisive conversations | Debra Mashek

Families are going to be gathering around tables. Those families there’s no guarantee that they’re all going to be thinking the same thing or believing the same thing and there are basically three choices here. Either you charge right into the political discussions and it blows up because you’re not necessarily prioritizing the relational aspects of it. Number two is...

Political Extremism in America: Don’t blame Russia, blame Facebook and Twitter | Niall Ferguson

I don’t think the history of the 2016 election will be correctly written until it is clearly stated ‘no Facebook, no Trump.’ Anybody who expected a wonderful happy global community to form on the Internet in which everybody would share cat videos has been gravely disappointed. In fact, what’s happened has been an already quite polarized political scene has become...