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Trump has done irreparable harm to Americans’ faith in government, and the public’s tolerance of bureaucratic malfeasance may have reached a point of no return

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Trust Issues

Introducing the first issue of Medium magazine

Trust Issues

I want to believe in journalism. But my faith is waning.

Illustrations by Jessica Siao

Trust Issues

Law enforcement keeps placing the blame for their violence on the communities they’re supposed to be serving

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Trust Issues

It has its shortcomings, but it’s better than any alternative

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Trust Issues

Public trust is eroding for plenty of reasons, but let’s not discount the man at the heart of it all

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Trust Issues

Learning to trust myself as a parent has been one thing, but I don’t trust the world with my son

Illustration by Thoka Maer

Trust Issues

Journalism experts on the era of ‘fake news’ — and what lies ahead

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Trust Issues

The erosion of faith in the media, our government and our neighbors will have grave social implications

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