For the month of April we’re profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
April 13, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Will the recent incorporation of some working political scientists into legacy media outlets help curb the use of misleading headlines and made-up stories of momentum in campaign coverage?
April 7, 2014 • 9:00 AM • Share
During tomorrow night’s presidential address, actions will speak louder than words. With highly polarized parties at least through 2016, it’s not like any of Obama’s proposals are about to become law any time soon anyway.
January 27, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
After the last presidential election, wide-eyed pundits hailed a brave new era of political campaigning, crediting Obama’s victory to his team’s wizardry with data. The hype was premature. Here’s what the story of 2012 really means for the future of politics.
January 21, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Hair bacon, Tigger, Falun Gong: On Sina Weibo, you’ve got to be careful what you say.
September 18, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
Not really, no. So why, then, do we bother to listen to his speeches?
September 16, 2013 • 12:00 PM • Share
Severe inequities remain between whites and non-whites in American economic life. But it isn’t clear that employers are as much to blame as one might expect.
August 28, 2013 • 12:14 PM • Share
The White House has opposed efforts to rein in NSA snooping, but only five years ago, Senator Obama supported substantial reforms.
August 9, 2013 • 10:00 AM • Share
As Obama and the U.S. drug czar roll out their 2013 plan, here’s a look at what’s in it, and what they’ve done so far.
July 17, 2013 • 10:00 AM • Share
The results of a recent survey show that Americans prefer dogs over cats—but they still do not understand the gravity of the feline threat.
June 25, 2013 • 11:55 AM • Share
The next American ambassador to the United Nations discusses her philosophy of leadership in a 2008 interview with Miller-McCune.
June 5, 2013 • 2:23 PM • Share
More Americans approve of his performance now than did so a week ago.
May 20, 2013 • 11:15 AM • Share
Why attempts to characterize President Obama as a leader unable to cajole and intimidate our other elected officials are profoundly misguided.
May 7, 2013 • 8:00 AM • Share
January 20, 2013 • 5:00 AM • Share
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