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How Global Elites Can Address Misinformation

Instead, the key difference is the astronomically quick growth of social media as the source from which people get their news, and the prevalence of misinformation on social media, since tech companies aren’t doing much to filter out fake news.

When Truth Isn’t Truth

Caption: Photo of Rudy Giuliani (Courtesy of Gage Skidmore)   “Truth isn’t truth” according to Rudy Giuliani, a statement he made on August 19th on NBC’s...
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How to Address Irrational Family Members Effectively Over the Holidays

Caption: photo saying “trust the lies, not the ‘truth’” (Thomas Guest/Flickr)   It’s the holiday season, which means plenty of opportunities for uncomfortable interactions with friends...

Which Politicians Should We Trust in the November 7 Election: The Pro-Truth Pledge

Caption: Image of US flag with “Vote” written on it (ZIPNON/Pixabay)   In these dark days of “fake news” and “alternative facts,” it’s hard to trust...
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Knowing Just Enough To Be Dangerous: How Overconfidence Subverts Rational Politics

  By Joel Lehman     “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” -Shakespeare It happens every year. It’s the...
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Fighting the Normalization of Post-Truth Politics

  Donald Trump’s rally speech in Phoenix on August 22 was full of falsehoods. The lack of outrage over his deceptive statements points to the...
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Trump’s Transgender Gaslighting

  President Donald Trump signed a directive on Friday August 25 following up on his earlier tweets that he “will not accept or allow transgender...
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How Can We Tell Whether Comey’s Firing Was Justified?

We all want our top investigative bodies to be headed by competent officials. We also all want to ensure that these officials can freely...
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The Brain Science of Political Deception in the 2016 Election

Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President. ________________________________________________________________   How did Donald Trump win, when he used so many misleading statements and outright deceptions?...

Video: Protect Our Freedom!

Our freedom of speech is under attack by post-truth politicians! We need to protect our freedom - otherwise, America might well end up as...