Daily Clips: October 20th, 2016

Trump’s refusal to accept election’s legitimacy is no surprise:

…by insisting the election is rigged, Trump won’t have to acknowledge that he lost, something that could shatter his self-image. In the mind of Donald Trump, there’s nothing worse than being a loser. By avoiding conceding, by claiming that the election was stolen and fixed, then he won’t really be a loser after all.

We’re working harder, so why is productivity plummeting? A lot of great theories are presented in this piece, some of which I’d never considered before. Example: “some tech proponents have theorized that productivity is not being counted correctly.”

Paul Ryan’s favorable rating among Republicans drops 28 points – in a week: Couldn’t happen to a more deserving person.

ST3 is the transit system our region has needed for 40 years: Yep. Vote Yes on Prop 1.

Colorado poll workers trained to respond to mass shooting: Greatest country on earth.

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Nick Cassella
Nick Cassella graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2014. After graduating, he worked on the Initiative 594 campaign before joining Civic Ventures, where he now manages Civic Skunk Works' social media presence.