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2013-12-10 23:21:53

New research from the University of Virginia and Ranker suggests that liberals and conservatives are increasingly likely to move to communities that reinforce their political preferences.

2013-11-19 13:07:09

Liberals tend to underestimate the amount of actual agreement among those who share their ideology, while conservatives tend to overestimate intra-group agreement.

2012-03-29 23:26:05

While trust in science remained stable among people who self-identified as moderates and liberals in the United States between 1974 and 2010, trust in science fell among self-identified conservatives by more than 25 percent during the same period.

2012-01-27 14:19:06

Republicans and Democrats are less divided in their attitudes than popularly believed, according to new research.

2012-01-05 12:53:48

From cable TV news pundits to red-meat speeches in Iowa and New Hampshire, our nation's deep political stereotypes are on full display: Conservatives paint self-indulgent liberals as insufferably absent on urgent national issues, while liberals say fear-mongering conservatives are fixated on exaggerated dangers to the country.

2011-11-30 15:01:10

New research shows how support for a generally liked policy can be significantly lowered, simply by associating it with a group seen as “radical” or “extreme.”

2011-06-16 15:35:00

NEW YORK, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the U.S.

2011-04-01 00:14:17

Carol Crossed is the founder and president of the new Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams, Massachusetts.

2010-11-11 16:49:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For its Winter 2011 issue, "The Conning of the Feminists," On The Issues Magazine looks at feminist icons, feminist values and the cons of both the Right- wing and media variety.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.