• SuperMajority Sunday, Sunset DST & the US Public Policy Leaderboard

    SuperMajority Sunday, Sunset DST & the US Public Policy Leaderboard

    Do you think we should stop changing clocks twice a year? Let’s find out where Permanent Standard Time, to stop jetlagging 340 million Americans and their pets twice a year, landed on the US Public Policy Leaderboard. Welcome to SuperMajority Sunday, when we update the (USPPL) and the Sweet Sixteen Solutions for Us People—the Silent SuperMajority.…

  • The Senate’s (Almost) Border Deal’s Nonpartisan Box Score

    The Senate’s (Almost) Border Deal’s Nonpartisan Box Score

    Our Senate briefly had a border deal, and for some reason, it was linked to aid to countries that are currently at war, and the deal fell apart. We were curious what the border deal’s nonpartisan score would likely be if informed polling were done on this topic. We left out the foreign aid portion…

  • Preventing Water Wars with Hydrogen Planes BOX Score

    Preventing Water Wars with Hydrogen Planes BOX Score

    Hydrogen planes may be the best insurance policy against wars over water when the ice caps melt, and people panic from thirst and famine. We treat public policy like puzzles to solve, searching for the highest nonpartisan scores, and talking about solutions like the big game it is. This is a Politics 4.0, four-minute read.…

  • Mile High Alliances

    Mile High Alliances

    Which odd couples were caught in the act of agreeing and disagreeing on hydrogen-powered commercial air flights? Welcome to Strange Bedfellow Wednesday. We’re told we can’t agree on anything political. That doesn’t fly with us, the silent supermajority. A Politics 4.0, 4-minute read. The Puzzle Countries bordering mountains that depend on the runoff to feed their…

  • Contrail Tiebreaker

    Contrail Tiebreaker

    It’s a high-flying race between the fossil-fuel champions being challenged by the champions of hydrogen fuel. Who will soar to victory? Welcome to Tiebreaker Tuesday, where we show how the editors and POLI THE AI worked out their differences. (5 min) The Problem Countries bordering mountains that depend on the runoff to feed their streams…

  • Preventing Water Wars

    Preventing Water Wars

    Thirst will drive countries to war. Can Hydrogen Planes spreading potable water quench their thirst, grow crops, lower CO2, and lower climate migration? It might solve many problems, one flight at a time. Countries bordering mountains that depend on the runoff to feed their streams will become desperate for water when the ice caps melt.…

  • SuperMajority Sunday, the SWIFT Act, and the US Public Policy Leaderboard

    SuperMajority Sunday, the SWIFT Act, and the US Public Policy Leaderboard

    We’ve called a foul on malicious deep fake videos. The problem is they spread misinformation, erode public trust, violate privacy, and risk national security. The penalty is the SWIFT Act to Safeguard Web Integrity and Fight Trickery. Did the SWIFT Act Score? Yes, and it is currently in 8th place on the US Public Policy…

  • It’s a SWIFT-Tie-Breaker Tuesday on Malicious Deep Fakes

    It’s a SWIFT-Tie-Breaker Tuesday on Malicious Deep Fakes

    Our editors and AI have made a concerted effort to predict which roles are for or against making malicious, deep fake images illegal. It’s Tiebreaker Tuesday when we predict the toughest-to-call roles on the PolicyKeys gameboard. (5 Minute Read) The SWIFT Act Safeguarding Web Integrity and Fight Trickery with the SWIFT Act: The problem is malicious deep…

  • A SWIFT Deep Six For Deep Fakes?

    A SWIFT Deep Six For Deep Fakes?

    Safeguarding Web Integrity and Fight Trickery with the SWIFT Act: The problem is malicious deep fakes spread misinformation, erode public trust, violate privacy, and risk national security. (3 Minute Read) This Week’s Puzzle Should Malicious Deep Fakes Be Illegal? You can role-play this week’s puzzle at PolicyKeys.com. It’s a great group process, and it shows…

  • SuperMajority Sunday, Transitional Housing, and the US Public Policy Leaderboard

    SuperMajority Sunday, Transitional Housing, and the US Public Policy Leaderboard

    It’s the Barbarians guarding the housing gates versus the Unhoused willing to work. The best seats are in transitional housing in light industrial and office parks. The only thing standing in the way of a solution to most of the homeless problems in America are the barbarians on zoning boards. Both political party’s parrots have…