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Articles by Brent Orrell (page 2)

June 22, 2022 5:30 am

New Poll Shows the Bizarre Dynamics in the Big Pennsylvania Races

And which issues matter most to voters watching the Senate and gubernatorial campaigns.
Brent Orrell
May 19, 2022 5:30 am

Will the National GOP Go the Way of the California GOP?

Six years of lying and conspiracy theories are threatening the Republican suburban-rural electoral coalition across the country.
Brent Orrell
May 2, 2022 5:30 am

How AI Is Being Transformed by ‘Foundation Models’

And the need for ethical self-governance among AI researchers.
Brent Orrell
February 9, 2022 5:30 am

Two Cheers for America’s COVID-19 Response

It was better than it looked.
Brent Orrell
December 24, 2021 5:30 am

The Law of the Gift

What Christmas and the Holy Family tell us about God and ourselves.
Brent Orrell
December 17, 2021 5:30 am

Climate, Complexity, and a Really Big Gun

In Termination Shock, Neal Stephenson speculates on just how complicated stopping global warming may turn out to be.
Brent Orrell
December 15, 2021 5:26 am

Where’s the beef?

After years of dodgy treatment, meatpackers are looking for payback - and getting it.
Brent Orrell
November 24, 2021 5:30 am

Succession and the Family Spirit of Thanksgiving

Cranberries yes, competition no.
Brent Orrell
October 26, 2021 5:30 am

Will Higher Inflation Lead to a Spike in Crime?

It may be a more reliable indicator than unemployment or general economic hardship.
Brent Orrell
October 14, 2021 5:30 am

How COVID-19 Doubles Down on Poor Kids

For children who lost caregivers, the long-term costs will be high.
Brent Orrell