Choose your own election post-mortem: Part 2

This morning, we looked at the structural and institutional factors that shaped the presidential election this year. Now, we look at the voters themselves—who voted for Clinton, who voted for Trump, and what we know about why. Who voted for Clinton? Who voted for Trump? Hillary Clinton received more votes than Donald Trump. One cannot […]

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An Open Letter To Donald Trump, President-Elect of the United States

By Stephania Varalli Dear Mr. President, I started writing this letter while watching the election unfold, as states began to flip in your favour, as it became clear that the polls weren’t telling the whole story, that the pundits had miscalculated the odds, and that the democratic machine had underestimated both you and your supporters. […]

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November 20, 2016

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An Open Letter to Disheartened Hillary Supporters

By Christine Laperriere Dear disheartened Hillary fans, Today I feel like we Hillary fans are suffering a major setback and personally, as an American, I am working hard to restore some hope and optimism in order to move forward.  While I was stewing over the election results this morning, an old idea re-surfaced for me that brought me a little […]

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November 19, 2016

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A few letters in response to the election of Donald Trump

Donald Trump, defying all the polls and pundits, pulled out a win in the presidential election. We are now looking to the future, recognizing the work that needs to be done, and getting it started by writing some important letters. We invite you to read them, share them, and respond to them.   Sincerely, Christine, Stephania, and […]

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November 19, 2016

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3 Things To Learn From Jeb Bush's Demise

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.    And so Jeb Bush’s candidature has been suspended. This is polite politician-speak for: “Oh, I give up!” As he came a distant also-ran to to The Tr(i)umphant One, Jeb Bush must have reflected on what went […]

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When The Tech Industry Pushes for Social Justice

For social justice activists, the rapid speed with which news crosses the globe has led to an incredible opportunity allowing us to react to human rights issues as they occur. Our modern technological world has planted a seed of comfort in our minds with knowing that we are never truly alone in a time of […]

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How Stephen Colbert Showed That Donald Trump Disagrees With Donald Trump

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.    Donald Trump is a winner. Even when he doesn’t turn up for debates, he wins them. How glorious it would be if, should he become president, his method of winning over world leaders is to not […]

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