Rational Politics

Towards a Post-Lies Future

Caption: Trumpocchio Head of Donald Trump   DONALD TRUMP is our first post-truth president. And he may well be the first of many.   The Oxford Dictionaries website...

Preserving Our Democracy on Valentine’s Day

Caption: Photograph of author and wife on Valentine’s Day outing (Image courtesy of Gleb Tsipursky)   On this upcoming Valentine’s Day, my wife and I decided...

The Science of Solving Alternative Facts

  I shuddered, horrified to the depths of my soul when Donald Trump’s senior adviser Kellyanne Conway presented the Trump administration’s false claims as “alternative...

What Would Gandhi Do About Trump? High-Time For a Science Of Wisdom

Caption: Mahatma Gandhi, close-up portrait (image credit)   Written by Charles Cassidy MPhys, Director of Evidence-based Wisdom   It was 3:30 AM, and my wife and I were...

A Weird American in Trump’s Post-Truth America

Caption: Truth and lies (Open Clipart-Vectors, Pixabay) This article is also available in: Russian ________________________________________________________________ It is an undeniable fact that Donald Trump is the 45th President...

Video – To Pin or Not to Pin?

    Many Americans are pinning on a safety pin after this election as a way of being allies to marginalized groups. Yet there are hidden...

A Future With Trump: Truth Vs Comfort

Caption: Image of someone standing on edge of cliff (image credit) By Hunter Glenn ______________________________________________________________ As a country, we’d like to believe that things are looking up...

Video: Most Irrational Election EVER! – Natasha from Russia

Written by Agnes Vishnevkin, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and Vice-President       This hilarious video by Natasha from Russia shows how the 2016 presidential election was so full...

Fear and Anger Over the Ohio State Knife Attack

  I felt a stab of cold fear when I first learned about the Ohio State knife attack. Safely at home when the attack occurred,...

The Worst Problem in American Politics?

    Like many Americans, I was left with a heavy heart after the election. While I was shocked by the outcome, much of the heaviness...