In all their self-aggrandizement and pontificating, the media seems to have missed the core tenet of legitimacy as a public institution: trust.
CBS News Politics Editor Will Rahn discusses political discourse, the evils of social media, and other channels of hate and distrust.
Like a disease, distrust is infecting our most foundational relationship as a people, the building block of a free, civil society—the relationship between men and women.
After spending weeks bemoaning the rise of “fake news,” journalists have chosen to double down with fake news of their own.
When you have been abused, trust is painfully difficult. You simply don’t trust anyone, not even those who have never betrayed you.
Needlessly elaborate verbal trainwrecks designed to dodge accountability don’t exactly foster trust between voters and politicians.
Either Donald Trump has a horrible memory or he’s a pathological liar. Either way, it’s pretty clear you can’t trust at thing he says. So what else is he lying about?
‘Galileo’s Middle Finger’ frets about political correctness ruining scientific research, but refuses to acknowledge that faith and tradition can help us understand the limits of science.
Donald Trump, Ben Carson, and Bernie Sanders have risen because voters are angry with the political establishment, and have been for decades.
Like a marriage, democracy requires trust and humility to work. Right now, we’re losing those civic virtues.
Bullying and hiding information decreases trust in government, and has many effects, including more parents hurting everyone by refusing vaccines.
A response to ‘singles’ rights’ advocates on the importance of marriage to society.
It’s not the economy, violence, or inequality. Millennials’ lack of trust stems from their relational detachment.
Cut taxes, build roads, curtail frivolous lawsuits and let people defend themselves.
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