Back in the run-up to the 2020 election, a group of political scientists ran down the most recent data on public support for democracy and authoritarianism. While there were plenty of reasons for concern, particularly about growing illiberalism in the Republican party, the…
On Christmas Eve, John Klasen drove his truck onto the ice of northern Minnesota’s Lake Bemidji with his longtime partner Marcy Binkley. The pair were…
Hey, do you like bad news? Then you’re gonna love today’s newsletter. Back in 2018, some political scientists noted a troubling finding: somewhere…
Right now we're somewhere between pandemic and endemic, and it feels pretty weird
Here at The Why Axis we’re ringing in the new year with this thoroughly depressing new poll finding: roughly one third of Americans now say that…
Drop was much steeper here than in other rich nations
Life expectancy in the state peaked the year he was elected to the Senate, and has been falling ever since
Believe it or not there is data on this
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