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March 17, 2016
"Wherever the people are well informed," Thomas Jefferson wrote, "they can be trusted with their own government." But what happens when they are not? In every issue of modern society--from climate...
February 19, 2016
Cross-posted at Huffington Post
When Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina dropped out of the race it was a sign of the inevitable, but not for the reasons one might at first think. The same powerful force at work in their de...
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....
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 Salon.com
While most Americas enjoy our Thanksgiving holiday, millions of descendants of...
Clinton, Sanders, and the end of Reagan
March 7, 2016
A Thanksgiving dinner resolution: Let's invite Indians to the table
A Plan To Defend Against the War on Science
October 9, 2016
Life is change
July 30, 2018
The March for Science is a March for Democracy
April 18, 2017
America, We're Better than This
July 8, 2016
Texas Lt Gov. Dan Patrick Must Resign Over Anti-LGBT Tweets in Wake of Club Shooting
June 12, 2016
Minnesota sitcom is like ‘The Office’ – but nerdier
May 26, 2016
A Science Quiz for the Candidates
March 22, 2016
The War on Science