John Steiner: Time to Pop Your Conspiracy Cherry?

It’s Time to Pop Your Conspiracy Theory Cherry By Tim Bryant, Wake-Up World, 3 May 2016 Anyone who has spent the time going deep down the “rabbit hole” and researching in the realms of alternative information/conspiracy theory knows that a large majority of the world’s population hasn’t a clue as to what’s really going on …

John Steiner: What Should Every American Know?

What should every American know? In this time of social division and demographic change, we in the United States need a base of common knowledge more than ever. That’s why we created an initiative called What Every American Should Know. Inspired by our colleague E.D. Hirsch, author of Cultural Literacy, we are asking: What do …

John Steiner: Proposal for an Independent Primary

Overview of an emerging possibility. Issue No. 26:   “The Antidote to a Broken Political System” In a piece for the Daily Beast Monday, James K. Glassman, former Under Secretary of State in the George W. Bush administration, made an impassioned – and, in our view, logical – case for a separate online national primary contest to choose …

John Steiner: 58% US Voters Want New Party

Americans Continue to Say a Third Political Party Is Needed A majority of U.S. adults, 58%, say a third U.S. political party is needed because the Republican and Democratic parties “do such a poor job” representing the American people. These views are little changed from last year’s high. Since 2007, a majority has typically called …