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What a wonderful world

A system produces leaders who reflect the dominant values of its components.

Netflix and Bill Nye are saving science – 30 minutes at a time

With Netflix’s ascendancy and the way it’s changing viewing habits, “Bill Nye Saves the World” may be a huge opportunity for science education.

Going to the Daytime Emmys

There was once a literate public. This is gone now, replaced by a vast burlesque.

Why scientists marched

As a social scientist myself, I know what goes into a scientist's quest for knowledge and truth. This administration doesn't.

How the March for Science seized San Francisco, fueling a growing movement

Where does the March for Science go from here?

March for Science: NationofChange marches with thousands in Earth Day protests

The momentum to bring back respect for science has started.

Wildfires are essential: The Forest Service embraces a tribal tradition

The Karuk were once denied the right to practice an ancient tradition. Now scientific and resource management circles are seeing the merits of controlled burning.

Chris Hedges and Albert Raboteau on ‘American Prophets’ importance in an age of radical...

Watch the two thinkers talk about Raboteau’s book, which discusses the work of religious figures such as Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton and Martin Luther King, Jr.

A nation of the walking dead

The corporate state will expand our access to a variety of opioids and numbing situations to temporarily alleviate our stress, financial dislocations, depression and anxiety.

Poetry: 4 12-liners for political times

It never occurs to us that we've come to appear much like the devils that we ourselves fear.