fake news, racism, pew

Americans are more worried about fake news than racism, according to a recent Pew Research Center poll. The poll found that exactly half of American adults rank fake news as a very big problem in the country today. Only 2 in 5 felt the same way about racism, rather stunning considering the meteoric rise of race-motivated hate crimes in recent years, particularly since President Donald Trumps election. Though its no secret that the planet is already experiencing extreme weather and serious weather-related catastrophes, not quite half believe that climate change is a big problem. Their opinion on this will probably evolve around the same time that humans start growing gills a la Waterworld. The poll delved deeply into peoples feelings …