Posts filed under “Politics”

Homicide Rate by Firearms

Source: Mic

Category: Data Analysis, Politics

The Steep Path to Freer Trade

Source: WSJ

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Legal, Politics

Battle for Political Lead in Canada

Source: Bloomberg Briefs

Category: Digital Media, Politics

The Return of “Trudeau-mania”

The following electoral analysis is from David Rosenberg, lifelong resident of Toronto, former Chief Economist for Merrill Lynch North America, now Chief Strategist at Gluskin Sheff. You can reach Dave at  ~~~ The Liberals won 184 seats in the Canadian Federal election, a massive improvement over their 34 seat showing in 2011 — the gains…Read More

Category: Politics, Think Tank

SNL: Democratic Debate Cold Open


Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon), Bernie Sanders (Larry David), Jim Webb (Alec Baldwin), Lincoln Chafee (Kyle Mooney) and Martin O’Malley (Taran Killam) face off at the Democratic presidential debate, hosted by CNN’s Anderson Cooper (Jon Rudnitsky).



Category: Humor, Politics, Video, Weekend

One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others

Source: Media Matters

Category: Humor, Politics

Exactly Where the Candidates’ Cash Came From

Click through to see the individual breakout for each candidate. Source: Bloomberg

Category: Data Analysis, Politics

The Drone Papers

Click through to read the whole story. Source: The Intercept

Category: Politics, Technology, War/Defense

The Trouble With Monopolies

Source: Business Insider     I missed the Democratic debate Tuesday evening, occupied as I was with listening to classic rock from the 1970s. What would have interested me in that debate was the discussion of the proper role of regulation in modern capitalism. The U.S. doesn’t seem to engage in the topic like one might…Read More

Category: Legal, Politics, Really, really bad calls, Regulation

Wealthy Families Dominate Campaign Contributions

Seth Meyers Channels John Oliver to Discuss Campaign finance

Source: Late Night with Seth Meyers


Category: Humor, Politics, Television, Video