How to make a game about the U.S. presidential election and its consequences

It’s been almost 20 years since the 2008 election and, in many ways, the election has been a sort of “birther” crisis.It’s not just the notion that there was no way Obama could have won the election, it’s the idea that the election was rigged in favor of Mitt Romney.For some people, the entire election was a kind of sham.For […]

The Supreme Court of the United States – the most powerful man in history

New Zealand’s Supreme Court is currently under fire for a lack of transparency and is yet to release the full extent of the allegations made against it.The Supreme Council of the New Zealand Government has released the full list of allegations against the Court, but only a fraction of the full text is publicly available.One allegation is that Chief Justice […]

Canada: New polls show Harper is still leading

An Angus Reid poll has put the Conservatives ahead in Canada’s first national election after the Conservatives won a plurality of seats.The survey released Tuesday found that 51 per cent of Canadians think the Harper government is handling its economic crisis in a fair way, up from 45 per cent last month.On the economy, 46 per cent said they thought […]

How to make the best of your electoral college vote history

A lot of the data used to calculate the Electoral College was generated by a project run by the Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA), a conservative think tank that has been working to improve the accuracy of American electoral results.In 2018, the IPA started using the American Data Consortium (ADC) to make its own data available to the public.The ADC’s […]