Ohio State University
FROM Thomas Wood
Fact-checking's 'backfire' effect gets debunked PolitiFact says Donald Trump has stretched the truth in more than half of his statements that they evaluated, and it was around 12 percent for Hillary Clinton. Does it matter? A widely cited 2010 study found that even when presented with facts, people are still likely to hold onto their erroneous views and sometimes cling to them even more. Now that study has been fact-checked.
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyonce take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.