January 14, 2016

Climate change has been markedly absent from 2016 US presidential debates.


Cross-posted at The Guardian


Susanlyn Singroy thinks the candidates for US president should be debating science. The eighth-grader argues that th...

January 11, 2016


Yusuf Dayur, 12, thinks that Ben Carson has it all wrong on Muslims, so he recorded a video that went viral taking on the presidential candidate on his statements that Muslims should not be allowed to become president....

June 4, 2015

Manhattan sunset from the Brooklyn end of the Brooklyn Bridge.

March 4, 2015


Los Angeles (March 4, 2015)—The Los Angeles Times today announced Sins of Our Fathers, by Minnesota-based novelist, screenwriter, and science advocate Shawn Lawrence Otto, is a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Pr...

November 28, 2014

As we eat that turkey tonight, let's consider how our system is depriving Natives of economic and criminal justice.


Cross-posted at


While most Americas enjoy our Thanksgiving holiday, millions of descendants of...

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