Bill Bishop

Daily Yonder

Guest

Co-editor of the Daily Yonder, an online news source for rural communities, and author of The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart; former writer for the Austin American-Statesman

Bill Bishop on KCRW

Nobody should be surprised when politicians distort the facts or tell outright lies. In 2007, the St. Petersburg Times introduced a feature called  PolitiFact .

Separating Fact and Fiction: Truth and Lies in American Politics Today

Nobody should be surprised when politicians distort the facts or tell outright lies. In 2007, the St. Petersburg Times introduced a feature called PolitiFact .

from To the Point

One hundred years ago, in the era of Robber Barons, the richest 1% of Americans had 18% of the nation's income.

Is Income Inequality a Threat to the Middle Class?

One hundred years ago, in the era of Robber Barons, the richest 1% of Americans had 18% of the nation's income.

from To the Point

In Detroit, the median price of a home is now estimated at $7500, less than the lowest priced new car on the market.

Tracking the Great Recession, Region by Region

In Detroit, the median price of a home is now estimated at $7500, less than the lowest priced new car on the market.

from To the Point

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A special LRC to mark the end of 2021 and Josh’s run as host.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case about a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after 15 weeks and punishes doctors who violate that law.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand