Time Magazine- When A President Can’t Be Taken At His Word

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“Trust is a transaction between leaders and those they lead. Throughout our history, the deeply held beliefs of various Presidents have taken the nation into war, delayed the pursuit of peace, alienated allies, appeased enemies. At other times, presidential beliefs have conquered the continent, freed the slaves, taken us to the moon because the President […]

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Meet the Data Rescuers

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“There’s a nationwide grassroots movement that’s energizing scientists, environmental activists, technologists and librarians. These individuals, known as Data Rescuers, are passionate about open data—free, publicly available data that anyone can access and use, without restrictions.” Read more in this article by Katherine Garcia in the Huffington Post here.  

Trump’s Ten Steps For Turning Lies Into Half-Truths

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Earlier this year the Wall Street Journal’s editor-in-chief insisted that the Wall Street Journal wouldn’t label Trump’s false statements as “lies.” Lying, said the editor, requires a deliberate intention to mislead, which couldn’t be proven in Trump’s case. But Donald Trump is the most lying president we’ve ever had, and he seems to get away […]

The First 100 Lies

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To say that President Donald Trump has a casual relationship with the truth would be a gross understatement. He has repeatedly cited debunked conspiracy theories, pushed voter fraud myths, and embellished his record and accomplishments. The barrage of falsehoods has been so furious that journalists have taken to issuing instant fact-checks during press conferences and calling […]