Via :WP Almost one in two of the United States’ voting-age population failed to cast their ballot in last November’s presidential elections, putting the United States far behind almost all other developed democracies around the world in voter turnout. Many proposals have been offered to tackle this embarrassing problem: Hold elections on weekends. Make Election Day a … Continue reading A political scientist has discovered a surprising way to increase voter turnout. It starts in childhood.
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KATIE MCBETH Sometimes, it can feel like the worst thing that could ever happen to you. You walk into work one day, and your manager takes you aside. You’re forced into a meeting with your boss, human resources, and a security guard standing off to the side. “Uh, oh,” you think. It’s happening. You’re getting fired. … Continue reading Why Getting Fired is a Blessing in Disguise