State of the Union Bingo returns!

Once again, The Monkey Cage is pleased to bring you State of the Union Bingo. Thank you to Sarah Moss for providing the card. Have fun!… Read More

What political science tells us about electoral fraud and protest

(FILE) – A wounded protester as thousands take to the streets during a protest against President Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, January 23, 2019. MIGUEL GUTIERREZ/EPA-EFE/REX)… Read More

Who was most likely to share fake news in 2016? Seniors.

This week, the New York Times broke the news that Democratic activists posted misleading Facebook pages and Twitter feeds during the 2017 U.S. Senate… Read More

What’s the strategy of Russia’s Internet trolls? We analyzed their tweets to find out.

The Twitter app on a smartphone. (Matt Rourke/AP) As U.S. citizens cast their ballots in this month’s midterm election, Facebook announced its suspicions that the… Read More

Here’s a way you can combat fake news

Signage is displayed outside Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., on Oct. 30. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News) The U.S. midterm elections are over, but many… Read More

Should you worry about American democracy? Here’s what our new poll finds.

Voters wait in line for early voting at the Cobb County West Park Government Center on Oct. 18 in Marietta, Ga. (Jessica McGowan/Getty Images) In… Read More

Trying to understand how Jeff Flake is leaning? We analyzed his Twitter feed — and were surprised.

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), right, and Sen. Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.) participate in an interview at the Atlantic’s “The Constitution in Crisis” forum in Washington… Read More

What Trump and Putin want from their historic summit

President Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G-20 summit in Hamburg in July 2017. (Reuters) As his… Read More

Will it be ‘happy talk’ — or will Trump and Putin focus on arms control and other critical issues?

President Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the G-20 summit in Hamburg last summer. (Reuters) With the U.S.-Russia… Read More

Ukrainians are getting less divided by language, not more. Here’s the research.

Protesters hold the Ukraine flag and anti-government placards at a rally in Kiev, Ukraine. (Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) The journal Post-Soviet Affairs recently published a special… Read More