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Trump’s Tweets: What Do They Mean for Civil Conversations? — Wicked Problems, Wicked Solutions

Arguably, Trump will go down in history for his catch phrases and unconventional political use of Twitter. It is not clear, however, whether historians will be kind to him – or us – when they look back at our political … Continue reading

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The Joe Biden Moment: How Social Movements Can Capitalize on the Problems of Political Parties — Wicked Problems, Wicked Solutions

So far, the response has been mixed. Some Democrats have urged the party to come down “hard” on Biden, noting that this is the only way to get him to change his behavior. Others argue downplay Biden as “touchy-feely” and … Continue reading

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Sex and Love in the Digital Age — Wicked Problems, Wicked Solutions

The point here is that while America may be caught in a sex recession, there is reason to believe that digital technologies also deepen our connections – and we simply have not observed and named the phenomena yet. In a … Continue reading

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Constructing Narratives about the Political Fortunes of Women in 2018

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By Deana A. Rohlinger, Ph.D. Journalists and data junkies alike are gleefully dissecting the gender gap and what it potentially means for the mid-term elections generally and the political fortunes of women specifically. Number-cruncher extraordinaire,…

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Mainstream Media and Oppositional Memes in the Digital Age

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By Deana Rohlinger It is an exciting and challenging time for social movements. Internet Communication Technologies (ICTs) have altered the media landscape, turning some of what we know about media-movement interactions on its head. From The…

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Dysfunctional Politics in the Digital Age

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By Deana Rohlinger                   From Pinterest                                                                         From Propcott Something has changed in American politics. The chasm between progressives and conservatives has grown and, according to research by…

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Turning the Anti-Abortion Tide

By Deana A Rohlinger The Supreme Court’s Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt ruling effectively renders unconstitutional abortion restrictions in some two-dozen states, forcing abortion opponents t… Source: Turning the Anti-Abortion Tide

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