Researchers have created a machine learning system that they claim can determine a person’s political party based only on their face.
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Interesting news on this front comes from the University of Pennsylvania: New research suggests that humor may
Companies headquartered in U.S. states with higher levels of political corruption pay out more to investors through dividends and stock buybacks
A new study into the representation of women in media says news organizations should do more to include female perspectives.
Right-wing authoritarians are considerably less funny than people who do not share that disposition
Access to healthcare remains a major preoccupation for the vast majority of Americans. They will, however, not shape healthcare policy if they don’t vote.
Vote-by-mail requires resources. But a new poll shows half of the young people eligible to vote may not be able to secure these resources.
While voting is a fundamental right many Americans struggle with what it entails which has adverse effects on democracy. New book addresses these concerns.
In stark opposition to the views held by President Trump, two-thirds of Americans are in support of mail-in voting. This data was established by a new poll.
Trump continues to bash vote-by-mail. He now says foreign countries could counterfeit millions of mail-in ballots. Experts have said his claims are nonsense.