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The Rise of Trump and the Fall of the GOP

The Rise of Trump and the Fall of the GOP

This brilliant segment from 2012 is a trip down memory lane that helps set the context for the gathering storm wrought by Trump’s candidacy.

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Wall Street Journal Misfires (Again) on Climate Change

Wall Street Journal Misfires (Again) on Climate Change

Only the most gullible readers will fall for the Journal’s latest antiscience op-ed. Everyone else needs to call them out.

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When Mitigation Has Failed, Adapt

When Mitigation Has Failed, Adapt

For many coastal cities, the only choice is adapting to the encroaching seas.

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REVIEW: Foundation

REVIEW: Foundation

Isaac Asimov’s sci-fi classic ponders big ideas as Hari Seldon, mastermind founder of psychohistory, steers civilization through the chaos of a creaking empire.

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Depressing Video Tracks Shift in Conservative Leadership on Climate

Depressing Video Tracks Shift in Conservative Leadership on Climate

When was the turning point in American politics on the issue of climate change? 2009.

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Chief CNN Meteorologist Reverses Position on Climate Change

Chief CNN Meteorologist Reverses Position on Climate Change

Chief meteorologist Chad Myers no longer doubts anthropogenic climate change.

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Navigating the Discussion of Islam in Modern Society

Navigating the Discussion of Islam in Modern Society

Effectively navigating the discussion of Islam in modern society is more difficult than ever, but it is also more important than ever.

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REVIEW: What Is Relativity?

REVIEW: What Is Relativity?

Embark on a guided tour of a black hole to learn the genius behind Einstein’s lasting ideas.

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REVIEW: Between the World and Me

REVIEW: Between the World and Me

Take your pulse. Coates has a powerful message that all of us need to hear.

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God’s Not Dead is Evangelical Fantasy

God’s Not Dead is Evangelical Fantasy

The sequel to 2014’s evangelical romp doubles down on its themes of persecution, atheist-bashing and tone-deaf proselytizing. Avoid, but only with open eyes.

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Snowstorms Don’t Threaten Climate Science

Snowstorms Don’t Threaten Climate Science

Far from a challenge for climate science to overcome, the cold snaps in recent years across the northeastern US are predictable downstream effects of a warming world.

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When Faith Healers Are Exposed

When Faith Healers Are Exposed

That time James Randi uncovered the deceptions of a famous faith healer.

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