Suggested News Sources
We’ve all heard the term “fake news.” In the age of the internet, determine what sources of news are trustworthy can be difficult. Below is a list of recommended sources that are liberal and/or have quality content:
The Economist – excellent, factual, and very liberal-centrist, requires a subcription
BBC News – quite factual and moderate
The New York Times – quite factual, though at times slightly more left-leaning
Reuters – very factual and moderate
The Wall Street Journal – generally reliable, though it leans slightly too far right
The Guardian – generally reliable, slight left-leaning stance
NPR – great for listening on the radio
Information on Economics
Everyone seems to have an opinion about economics, but very few actually understand this science. What do the experts really think?
IGM Forum – releases polls of professional economists, an excellent resource
Information on Climate Science
This is a divisive topic, which is a shame because climate action should be a bipartisan process.
Skeptical Science – helps bring the peer-reviewed science down to layman’s terms
Trends, Stats, and Polls
Where are things headed? What do people think? These links help explain and discuss trends relating to politics and society at large.
Pew Research Center – has interesting social data and analysis
Gallup – has interesting social data and analysis
Five Thirty Eight – interesting stats and discussions, also does sports
Real Clear Politics – huge resource with stats and links to political articles