What's On Americans' Minds? Increasingly, 'me'

An analysis of words and phrases in more than 750,000 American books published in the past 50 years finds an emphasis on "I" before "we" - showing growing attention to the individual over the group.

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ASK NEWS:
  • Sloppy play, lackluster tactics doom U.S. in historic defeat to ... - SI.com
    ... t win Tuesday night in Columbus, Ohio, when the Americans get another ... But three points on Tuesday would change a lot of minds.
    12/17/2014 - 3:36 pm | View Link
  • H.Y.P.E Hip Hop Therapy Program Helps Black Youth Address Racism - Black America Web
    Racism in America has been a hot topic on the minds of many during the ... weighed in on the discrimination experienced by Black Americans, men and
    12/17/2014 - 3:05 pm | View Link
  • A journey to the land of the free: Part One -- Beaten and scared ... - Catholic Online
    With hopeful hearts and anxious minds, immigrants, of all ages, assemble to ... 17-year-old Susana of the Honduras to an Americans for Immigrant ...
    12/17/2014 - 2:45 pm | View Link
  • Why Democrats Changed Their Minds on Cuba - Time
    ... the Democrats: 90% of young Cuban-Americans are in favor of reestablishing diplomatic ties with Cuba; 68% of older Cuban-Americans share that...
    12/17/2014 - 12:31 pm | View Link
  • The Color of Money - SI.com
    July 1, 1968) explored the experience of African-Americans in sports ... using black athletes' bodies with little concern for their minds, but some
    12/17/2014 - 5:48 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Why Democrats Changed Their Minds on Cuba
    It used to be that national politicians of both parties would diligently travel to Florida during every election cycle and compete, in speeches and town hall meetings, over who could be more in favor of the embargo on Cuba. It was, after all, common political sense: Cuban-Americans were, for decades, a fairly monolithic voting bloc…
    12/17/2014 - 12:35 pm | View Link
  • What's behind growing gun support in US?
    Why is support for guns rising in US as crime falls?
    12/16/2014 - 7:52 pm | View Link
  • 'Criminal Minds' inspires another spin-off
    CBS plans to draw upon the hit detective series and create a new drama which, if successful, could land a spot in the network's fall 2015 line-up.
    12/15/2014 - 10:10 am | View Link
  • CBS To Develop Another Criminal Minds Spin-Off
    CBS is taking another stab at expanding its popular Criminal Minds franchise. The network is developing a new spin-off series that will first air as an episode of Crimin...
    12/14/2014 - 7:41 am | View Link
  • CBS to try new 'Criminal Minds' spin-off in upcoming episode
    CBS is going to try again to launch a spin-off from Criminal Minds . A new team will be introduced in a planted pilot episode later this season. read more
    12/13/2014 - 10:12 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Half of Americans Are Still Too Broke to Make Major Purchases
    Although the worst days of the recession have long since passed, many of us still remember it as it lingers in the back of our minds. It wasn’t all that long ago when unemployment rates reached the double digits (peaking at 10% in October 2009), mass ...
    12/14/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Our leaders justify torture in ways that justify its future use on their foes (including Americans)
    Obama has protected and expanded the worst aspects of Bush Jr’s polices, firmly rooting them in the government and our minds. Hope and Change — not. The Left will long remember this betrayal by the Democratic Party (the GOP remains strong because they ...
    12/14/2014 - 8:50 am | View Link
  • Letter: Do whatever it takes to keep Americans safe
    They do not understand compassion when they have taken a vow to destroy infidels at the cost of their own life if necessary. To understand your enemies, you need to get inside their minds. We must use any and all means if we are to remain safe and free.
    12/14/2014 - 7:01 am | View Link
  • Report: LGBT Americans still face inequality
    "This guide is a welcome resource to help have important conversations that will open hearts and minds." Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below. Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be ...
    12/13/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Nearly half of Americans think flu shot can make you sick
    "Neither intervention had a significant effect on intention to vaccinate, and we probably overestimate how likely messaging is to change people minds about vaccines," Nyhan told Reuters Health by phone. Reinforcing the message that the flu vaccine does not ...
    12/12/2014 - 10:05 pm | View Link
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    Browse, search and view more than 20,000 design pieces dated from 1924 to present, and appearing in the AIGA's annual juried design competitions. Includes special ...
    12/16/2014 - 2:39 pm | View Website
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