America

From Russia with Love – Explaining the Russian Hacking Accusations

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Progressives pointing to Russian hacking as the reason Donald Trump won in November’s election instead of looking internally at their own policies and strategies. Conservatives characterize concerns over it as liberal whining and one of […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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Media in America

Fake News and the Coming Era of Censorship

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Have you heard the term “fake news” yet? If you haven’t, then believe me, you will. It will become as ubiquitous and misused as such stalwarts like “hate speech” and “terrorism” are. It will be […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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2016 Election

Do We Deserve Our Democracy?

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America is called the “Great Experiment.” The notion of revolting against the British monarchy in 1776 was radical, but the idea of a government of the people was downright outlandish. When the Framers sat down […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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2016 Election

Election 2016 – America the Banana Republic

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A “banana republic” or “banana” state is a term used in political science to characterize politically unstable countries. Often these countries are in Latin America and feature economies largely dependent on exporting a limited-resource product, […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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Politicians

The Politician’s Creed: Guiding A Leader’s Actions

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The Creed Is Important A creed can best be defined as a set of beliefs or aims that guide someone’s actions. Christians have them, as so many public servants like firefighters and police officers. Almost […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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2016 Election

Media Bias or Partisan Perception?

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Is Media Bias Real or Are We Imagining It? As we go to the polls next Tuesday to cast our ballots, we’ll all leave wondering what will happen on November 9th. Will the election be […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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America

#TellAmericaItsGreat – Canada Plays America’s Therapist

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We might not agree with them all the time, and maybe even poke fun at them a little, but America really couldn’t ask for a better neighbor than Canada (not meant as an overt slight […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.