Last week, conservative pundit David Brooks wrote a column saying that Americans were using certain words less in their writing, and this proved the U.S. isn’t as virtuous as it used to be. For instance, a study using the Google books database “found that between 1960 and 2008 individualistic words and phrases increasingly overshadowed communal […]
Does it seem like all the news is bad? Well, guess what? It’s not! Here are some good things that happened in the last week, y’all.
Ah, the week after Christmas, and I’m not exaggerating at all when I say that I’ve processed eleventy billion returns this week.
This is News That Doesn’t Suck, where your P-mag writers share stories that restore our faith in humanity. This week, queSarahSarah and Selena are bring you all the good news that’s fit to type.
We had a bit of a discussion in this past weekend’s open thread about a need for news that doesn’t make us want to crawl under the covers and stay there.