Politics

Politics

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By Nicholas Little If you didn’t wake up today with a slew of questions running through your mind, it can only be because you didn’t...

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By Kimberly Winston (RNS) For the last decade, atheists, humanists and others secularists have worked hard to organize a “secular vote” that would counter the...

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By Herb Silverman This presidential campaign has been the most divisive and hate-filled in my lifetime, and I am both shocked and disappointed by the...

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By Andrea Gawrylewski This week the U.S. elected businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump as its 45th president. As Scientific American has reported in...

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By James Hamblin Protesters flooded Manhattan’s public spaces the last two nights, shouting and brandishing signs that read like a disenfranchisement mixtape, from “black lives...

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By Julie Beck Collective trauma is “a shared experience of threat and anxiety in response to sudden or ongoing events that lead to some threat...

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By Emma Green For months, the stories came in waves. The death of the religious right. The new moral minority. The Christian case for voting...

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By Phil Plait So, it hasn’t taken more than a day for President-elect Donald Trump to turn his sights toward destroying science. The day after the...

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By Emily Deruy I’ll be honest; I’d pre-written a piece on what a Clinton presidency might mean for education. The polls pointed in her direction...

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By Olga Khazan After the release of a video in which President-elect Donald Trump said he felt he could grab women’s genitals with impunity, many...