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Why deeper political knowledge leads to unhappiness

Christian Schneider, Opinion columnist Published 1:46 p.m. ET Sept. 9, 2017 Why politics is the road to despair. President Trump’s Twitter feed.(Photo: J. David Ake, AP) If you’re reading this column, you’re probably pretty miserable. (You’re only one sentence in — trust me, it gets worse.) You see, if you clicked …

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Star Trek: Discovery gets political

Sci-fi fans are used to dealing with political and social issues in their science fiction. But in today’s tense political climate, the notion seems especially fraught. Star Trek: Discovery isn’t shying away, though, but rather leaning into the skid. Showrunner Aaron Harberts told Entertainment Weekly that they began working on …

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DACA Political Stalemate: GOP Is Partly to Blame

On Tuesday, Donald Trump announced a delayed end to Barack Obama’s executive amnesty, presumably to bring urgency to congressional efforts at immigration reform. Attorney General Jeff Sessions described the program this way: “The executive branch through DACA deliberately sought to achieve what the legislative branch specifically refused to authorize on …

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