Archive for August 6th, 2020

August 6th, 2020 - 6:51 pm § in Misc.

Sociologists: Trump’s appeal to racism is landing with a dull thud

A popular narrative that Republican voters’ support of Trump is motivated by racism isn’t true, two Columbia University sociologists who’ve studied the data wrote in an NBC News op-ed published on Aug. 6, 2020. And this, they say, also helps explain why Trump’s recently-adopt[...]

August 6th, 2020 - 2:54 pm § in Misc., Politics

New York’s AG sues to dissolve NRA

New York State’s attorney general filed a lawsuit against the NRA in state court on Aug. 6, 2020, seeking to dissolve the gun-rights organization after investigating its finances for 18 months. Read story here. The state alleges top executives siphoned off millions of dollars for their persona[...]