Social Media and the Breakdown of Civil Discourse

Numerous articles have been written about the negative effects of social media on modern society. Some authors argue that, instead of bringing people together, social media serves to create ideological silos.  From the safety of our homes, we can tuck ourselves into online communities of people with similar views on politics, religion, or almost any … More Social Media and the Breakdown of Civil Discourse

8 Things You Can Do NOW If You Didn’t Like the Outcome of the Election (Or Even If You Did)

Many Americans are disappointed with the outcome of last week’s US presidential election. People are weeping; maybe you’ve shed tears. In some places, people have taken to the streets in protest, and a few of those protests have turned violent.  Many leaders and citizens of foreign countries are uneasy, as the outcome was not what … More 8 Things You Can Do NOW If You Didn’t Like the Outcome of the Election (Or Even If You Did)